Scottish Cycling receives Commonwealth Games participation boost

Governing body, Scottish Cycling, announces 10 per cent increase in membership, with participation also rising, since the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year

Scratch race, Commonwealth Games 2014 Glasgow, track cycling day four

Six months on from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, cycling in Scotland has never been more popular according to the Scottish governing body for the sport.

Scottish Cycling has seen its membership increase by 10 per cent since some of the world's best talents took to the roads and track in the city, with 9,000 people now signed up as members.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.