Use your car less

cyclist on shared use path beside main road

Commute with confidence

Cycle to work and arrive energised, alert and ready for the day – and you’ll be clocking up your recommended 2.5 hours’ of physical activity per week before your working day starts!

Cycling improves your physical and mental well-being

Getting out into the fresh air walking or on your bike burns calories, gets your heart pumping and even works the abs. It can also lift your mood, put a smile on your face and improve your general health and wellbeing – can a car journey do all that?

Public transport may not always be as affordable, reliable or efficient as we’d like it to be, but often, it can still provide a viable alternative to car travel.

A third of UK households own two or more cars or vans, and car numbers are increasing, so there’s a growing need to solve our traffic problem. Using car clubs and car-sharing schemes could provide part of the solution.

If you want to try riding your bike for more of the everyday journeys, you may have wondered how to tackle the weekly shopping trip.  With a few modifications to your bike and by tweaking your shopping habits, shopping by bike can be easily done.