Get cycling for Men's Health Week 2010
If you're thinking about getting into cycling for Men's Health Week 2010, here are two websites you'll want to know about.
CTC: the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation
Recent research commissioned by the Dutch government suggests that those who cycle to work take 1.3 fewer days off work a year than those who don’t - cycling is both healthy and good for the economy. Take care on the road and make sure you follow the Highway Code even some other road users don’t.
The CTC website has lots of information on cycling including a briefing for health trusts and authorities on promoting cycling, both for their employees and the communities they serve. The CTC site is:
For more on the health benefits, Cycling England have produced a useful report Cycling & Health – What’s the Evidence.
Team Green Britain Bike Week is the biggest nationwide cycling event with thousands of free activities in villages, towns and cities everywhere. It takes place just after Men's Health Week. The idea this year is to focus on everyday cycling for everyone. From 19th-27th June you can take part in all kinds of events from children’s rides and bike safety checks, to commuter challenges and cycling festivals.
This year why not think again about your everyday journeys and give cycling a try. It is convenient and it improves your fitness, your confidence and even your self-esteem. Look and feel younger just by getting on your bike. Make Team Green Britain Bike Week the start of your everyday cycling life. Visit www.bikeweek.org.uk to find your nearest event – or even sign up as an event organiser.
Page created on April 8th, 2010
Page updated on October 25th, 2010