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Cycling UK Bike Week 2016

Poll of British adults on their participation in cycling.

  • One in five British adults (21%) report having cycled in the last week.
  • Cycling for leisure (36%) or cycling for exercise (36%) are the reasons for cycling most likely to be reported by British adults.
  • 14% of British adults report ever cycling to work: just 3% report cycling to work daily, and 4% report doing so at least once a week.
  • Feeling safer / more confident on the road (35%) and clear cycle lanes on the road (34%) are the factors most likely to be reported by British adults who work within their top 3 things that would make cycling to work more appealing to them.
  • Of the options tested, British adults who work are most likely to report improving their fitness as a benefit they would get from cycling to work (57%).

Date Published: 10th June 2016

Categories: GB | Public and communities | Social

Client: Cycling UK


ComRes interviewed 2,054 British adults online between 1st and 2nd June 2016. Data were weighted by age, gender, region and socio-economic grade to be representative of all British adults.

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