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Less leisure time a reason for dwindling bike use since the Covid lockdown highs of 2020

Article in The National News

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How the wheels came off British cycling revolution
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"When Covid first struck, Britain’s roads were transformed by dinging bells, garish Lycra, and whooshing wheels as people got on their bikes in droves.
Such was cycling’s 2020 resurgence, UK government data showed that cycling trips per person were up by 26 percent on 2019’s level – from 16 to 20.
The trend was heralded as a great cycling revolution: two-wheelers were moving out of shops with Pogacar-esque speed."
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