Millions of people use bicycles every day as their main form of transport, and local authorities across the country are increasingly working to develop local cycling strategies and cycle networks.
More cyclists means fewer cars on the road and helps to meet broader Government objectives on health, physical activity, tackling obesity and providing a cleaner environment.
In January 2008 the Government also announced a record £140 million investment in cycling to be invested by 2012. The money will be used to promote safe cycling for children and to encourage a new generation of adults to rediscover their bikes.
The six-fold increase in funding will:
The national body that co-ordinates the development of cycling across England.
Bike for All
This is a filter that lists the useful bike stuff on the internet and ignores the duff. There are some excellent sources of information out there, if you know where to look.
Sustrans is the UK's leading sustainable transport charity. Their vision is a world in which people can choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment.
Bikeability is the Cycling Proficiency Test for the 21st century, designed to give the next generation the skills and confidence to ride their bikes on today's roads.
National Cycle Training Helpline
Provided by CTC Charitable Trust - in partnership with the Department for Transport and Cycling England.
This takes you to the part of the Highway Code for cyclists.