36% of primary school children haven't ridden a bike in a year, study finds

Raleigh conducted research into the cycling habits of children over the past year

Children Cycling Raleigh research 36% didn't cycle in 2021
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New data has revealed that fewer children are getting on their bikes and cycling, with 36 per cent of all primary school children not cycling at all in 2021, equating to 1.6 million kids. 

The research, conducted by cycling brand Raleigh, also showed that school children in cities were the least likely to have used a bike this year, with 49 per cent in London not even getting on a bike in the past 12 months. 

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