Why cycling is great!

Cycling is an easy and effective way of getting around, and it has other great benefits too:

  • Improves your fitness by helping you put exercise into your daily routine: you can cycle for leisure, to the shops or even to work
  • Saves you money
  • Regular cycling can help you lose weight and can reduce stress
  • Improves general health, helps to lower both blood pressure and improves heart health, as well as improving mental health and wellbeing
  • It’s often quicker in towns and cities
  • It's good for the environment and helps tackle climate change
  • It helps improve not just our own health but also that of the local community
  • It’s fun!

Hampshire residents love cycling

Kailey loves cycling because:

“There is more to see and do on the journey other than reading the bumper sticker on the car in front!”

Christelle loves cycling because:

"It’s a great way for us to get fresh air and exercise, and having both a trailer and a seat means my daughter can either look around and talk about what she can see in the seat"

Aggie loves cycling because:

“Commuting this way saves us time and money and we are teaching our son how to live healthily, exercise and be sustainable, as well as about road awareness"