Like Americans, cycling has been one of the best recreational outdoor activities for the Britons. Bicycling is a healthy, practical, eco-friendly and affordable mode of transportation. The most preferred activity affords many benefits such as health, safety, efficiency, quality of life, and economic benefits.
Find out below how cycling contribute to the British’s economy
Cycling accessories contribute £853 million per annum
Frequent cyclists make up £958 million annually
Occasional cyclists add £801 million each year
Regular cyclists form £717 million per annum
Cycling provides employment for 23,000 British people
Over £500 m economy is generated in the form of wages
Taxes worth £100m are paid by the employees
Expansion of the national cycling network is done out by 200%
40% of households own at least a bike
3.7m bikes are sold each year
Bike sales see increase by 28%, generate economy £162 billion
Besides, studies say that a regular cyclist take one less sick day than non-cyclists. A cyclist saves the economy up to £128m. Furthermore, in the UK, inactivity costs £760m per annum. An obesity patient spends £64.2b annually. Thus, cycling is proved as the best way of contribution to both your nation and one's self. Starting to cycling immediately?