As National Cycle to Work Day returns this week in a bid to encourage more of us to consider a healthier way of commuting, Richard Rooney meets one man who made the switch to the saddle and has not looked back.
A Perthshire cycle path project designed to encourage people to take to two wheels has been given a ministerial seal of approval.
Decision makers will gather in Perth next month for a major national conference that could define Scotland’s future cycling strategy.
Scientists have proved that we never forget how to ride a bike – apparently it’s all to do with the cerebellum’s ability to remember key motor skills. And so, even if you haven’t put bum to saddle since you were a child, Cycle to Work Day on Wednesday is the perfect chance to put the boffins’ theory to the test.
Cash to help create a new path in the East Neuk has been secured by the cycling sub-group working on behalf of Anstruther Community Council.
If you were asked: “Do you want to lose weight, save money and reduce your stress levels?” the majority of us would answer “Yes”.