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Cycling UK set to launch Bike Week 2017

The UK’s biggest mass-participation cycling event is coming to the UK; kick starting a national summer of cycling this June for over half a million people.
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The UK’s biggest mass-participation cycling event is coming to the UK; kick starting a national summer of cycling this June for over half a million people.

Bike Week 2017 – which takes place from June 10th to the 18th – is set to add another 500,000 people to the five million who already cycle three times or more a week.

From family friendly traffic-free rides to bike breakfasts and even naked bike rides, Bike Week brings together a host of hundreds of events across the UK to help make cycling a more accessible and attractive proposition to the general public.

Cycling UK’s chief executive Paul Tuohy said: “Bike Week is the UK’s best excuse for a party on a bike; that’s why our theme this year is ‘Fun & Freedom’. Cycling UK wants to help millions more people to rediscover – or find out for the first time – just how much fun you can have cycling. Whether you’re out with friends, planning a family get together, or just like getting away from the daily grind, join the half a million people taking part in Bike Week!”

To support those already cycling or new to riding a bike, Bike Week is also partnering with Halfords this year; Bike Week participants can get a free bike check, and 20 per cent off the price of gold, silver and bronze servicing.

To find out what’s happening in your local area simply tap in your postcode at www.bikeweek.org.uk/events

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