Many people are put off cycling to work because they think it's dangerous. Actually, it isn't any more dangerous, statistically, than walking and daily exercise is what most of us need to live longer. Following CTC's guide will help you feel safer on your regular cycling journeys.
Riding to work is one of the easiest ways of incorporating some daily exercise into your routine. Never mind stuffy gyms and exercise bikes, nothing beats feeling the wind in your hair and the sun on your face - even the occasional downpour can be refreshing and you'll arrive at the workplace feeling more alive than the poor, old motorist who is still stuck in the traffic jam you just whizzed past. However, many people think - wrongly, as it happens - that cycling is very dangerous.