HIGHER FUEL PRICES MEANS CYCLING BOOM, SAYS CTC

General cycling riding in traffic

CTC ? the UK?s national cyclists? organisation - predicts an extra 1.25 million trips will be made by bicycle every day due to the rising price of petrol and diesel.

After the last oil crisis in 1979 when fuel prices rocketed, cycling increased by almost 40 per cent. With fuel prices higher than ever recorded CTC expects thousands of motorists to leave their cars at home and go to work by bike instead.

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