Decline in outdoor cycling and rise in indoor cycling makes for 'uneasy reading', says British Cycling

Potholes and close passes amongst the deterrents blamed for decrease in participation

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Sport England's Active Lives survey, which shows a decline in outdoor cycling and spike in indoor sessions, makes for "uneasy reading" according to British Cycling Policy Manager Nick Chamberlin.

The survey, based on data gathered between November 2017 and November 2018, showed an overall increase in activity levels, particularly amongst women, the elderly and disabled people.

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