Cyclists in the UK travelled an accumulated distance equivalent to London to Sydney 25 times during this year’s national Cycle to Work Day.
The September 4 event saws tens of thousands of people leave their car at home, opt against public transport and instead ride their bike into work.
The added-up total mileage of each participant’s ride was 261,315 miles that saved commuters almost £120,000 in fuel costs.
An estimated eight million calories were burned and 55,000kg of CO2 emissions were also prevented from entering the atmosphere.
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The amount of people who cycle to work have almost doubled in the last 10 years to 7.6% according to