Eight reasons why your friends should get into cycling

If the prospect of spending time with you isn't good enough, then here are a few other things that might convince your mates to get into cycling

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It's a great way to explore the countryside

When it comes to exploring, it's hard to beat a bike. Walking is all very well, but you can't actually go very far, whereas if you're in car, you're hidden away in a small metal box, and will generally only go where the main roads take you.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.