Cycle To Work Day

Cycle To Work Day Quick Facts

2021 Date5 August 2021
Cycle To Work Day

Cycle To Work Day History

Cycle to Work Day seeks to encourage people to grab their bikes and ride to work. This day aims to raise awareness about the benefits of cycling. It hopes to inspire more people to ride their bikes for health and environmental benefits. These include improved cardiovascular health and lower carbon emissions.

Cycle to Work Day was established in 2011 as a health initiative. It is observed annually at the beginning of August.

Cycle To Work Day Facts

  • According to cyclinguk.org, the amount of potential savings from cycling to work is about £3000 a year.
  • A UK survey found that out of 11,000 people, 91% of the participants rated cycling as fairly or very important for their mental health.
  • According to cyclinguk.org, the total CO2 emissions per kilometre from riding a bike is about 21g. That’s about 10 times less than a car.

Cycle To Work Day Top Events and Things to Do

  • Cycle to work! Cycling has both physical and mental benefits and it also helps reduce carbon emissions.
  • Learn more about the Cyclescheme Love to Ride Community. The community promotes cycling with reward incentives. These include points, badges, and even prizes.
  • Browse tips and ideas about cycling in your community.

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