Sharp increase in number of people insuring their bikes in UK

Tyne area of UK displays largest increase in cycle insurance, with an increase of 158 per cent over previous five years

Cyclists in the north-east Tyne area are insuring their bikes more than ever before.

Figures released from insurance company Aviva show that in the previous five years there has been an increase of 158 per cent of people taking bike insurance in the area incorporating Newcastle, Gateshead, North and South Tyneside.

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