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Cycling up 47% in Scotland in year since first lockdown

Scotland has seen a surge in the number of people cycling in the past 12 months, according to data from the nation’s cycling organisation. Statistics released today, 6th April, by Cycling Scotland show 47% more cycling journeys were recorded between 23rd March 2020 and 22nd March 2021 compared to the …

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Admiral sees pedal bike theft claims rise by 66%

The number of claims for pedal bike thefts has risen by 66% since the first COVID-19 lockdown (March 2020 – February 2021), compared to the same time period the previous year, the latest investigation from Admiral home insurance has revealed. Analysis of the insurer’s data found that pedal bike thefts …

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47% of respondents to Greater Manchester survey open to walking and cycling more post-pandemic

A Greater Manchester COVID-19 recovery survey has found almost half (47%) of respondents want to keep on walking and cycling more often once the pandemic is over after positive experiences on bike and foot during lockdown. Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) network intelligence data has also shown that cycle trips …

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Figures show fall in bike exports from UK to EU

The Bicycle Association (BA) has provided early analysis to its member companies of the UK trade figures for January 2021, which were released by HMRC today. Bicycle exports from the UK to the EU fell by 60% in value and 32% in volume in January 2021 compared to January 2020, …

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Invest in transport system that better supports nation’s health, charity urges policymakers

Research by the Health Foundation has highlighted the link between the quality of transport and the country’s health. Examining the impact of the pandemic, the research has noted that national lockdown measures have had a disruptive impact on the use of transport. Levels of car use fell to a third …

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See.Sense launches new London research project on women’s cycling

See.Sense is launching a new London research project designed to gather cycling data insights from 200 women who cycle in the city, in celebration of International Women’s Day. Given that women are less than half as likely to cycle once or twice a week than males, according to Cycling UK, …

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Cycling insurer Bikmo lifts lid on claims data for 2020

Bikmo has lifted the lid on its claims data for 2020, identifying a number of underlying themes over the last four years. The insurer believes that existing and potential customers have the right to see insurance companies aggregate claims records. In an effort to set a new standard for transparency, …

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Bikes worth £1,500+ ‘most popular’ item added to home insurance after Christmas, says Admiral

Admiral Home insurance has revealed that bikes worth more than £1,500, on average, were the most popular items added to home insurance policies at the beginning of this year. Comparing Admiral’s policy data from 2018 to 2020, bikes have grown in popularity, overtaking jewellery which used to be the most …

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