Bike Life

Woman poses by bicycle

"Cycling makes me feel free, alive, happy and generally self-reliant"

Emily Griffiths works in Health Informatics at the University of Manchester. In this article, she talks about cycling in Manchester. "I started cycling when I was a student, as a cheap, easy way of...
16 August 2018
Chi Onwurah on a bicycle

"I tend to cycle when I visit activities in my constituency, usually around 1-3 miles"

Chi Onwurah is a Labour Party MP for Newcastle Upon Tyne Central. In this article, she talks about her experience of cycling in Newcastle. "I started cycling again three or four years ago and it was...
16 August 2018
Mother with her children pose by bicycle

"I cycle just over two and a half miles every day between Jesmond and the hospital or university, and I drop off the children at school on the way."

Dr Vandy Dhawan is an Associate Clinical Researcher in the very dynamic Institute of Neuroscience (ION) at Newcastle University. In this article, she talks about her experience of cycling in...
16 August 2018
Cyclists on Ormeau Road in south Belfast

Cycle to Work Day is on Wednesday 15 August 2018. Photo credit: Brian Morrison, ©2017

Cyclist on path in Belfast

5% of Belfast residents usually cycle to work but as many as 54% would like to start cycling or cycle more. Photo credit: Brian Morrison, ©2017

Did you know just 5% of Belfast residents usually cycle to work but as many as 54% would like to start cycling or cycle more? To help kick-start a healthier, greener commute we're promoting the UK’s...
8 August 2018
three women in front of Station south cafe in construction

Pauline Johnston (left) with Station South co-directors Mark Jermyn and Abigail Pound

Our new Bike Life report found that 73% of women in seven major UK cities don’t ride a bike, with 30% saying they would like to start cycling. Pauline Johnston is a freelance public relations and...
12 June 2018

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