Which town has the UK's fastest cyclists? These Strava stats reveal the answer...

Congratulations Ballymena, you've won Strava for 2017

The small Northern Irish town of Ballymena might be best known as the birthplace of Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, and Brendan Rogers, but it's also been revealed as the home of some of the UK's fastest bike riders, according to stats revealed by Strava.

The Strava Year in Sport report is packed with a huge number of stats on the UK's cycling and running habits, including how the cyclists of Ballymena not only manage the longest average ride distance of any UK town at 51km, but are also the second fastest, with an average speed of 33.2kmh.

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