95% of the time I ride by myself - here's what I love most about solo cycling

From choosing my own route and pace to the chance to simply switch off, here are my top six reasons for cycling solo

Tom Couzens taking a selfie on a solo bike ride
(Image credit: Future)

Cycling. It’s a beautiful thing. The places it takes you, the stories it gives you… as something to share with your friends and family it’s always a delight. It’s also a pretty sociable sport, with multiple group rides organized in pretty much every major town across the country every week. 

However, it can also be a very individual sport as, unlike other team sports such as football, you are able to clip in and set off on adventures by yourself. 

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