According to statistics published by the Department for Transport, cycling has been increasing in popularity within the UK since the 1990’s onwards. While some may use cycling as a means of transport to and from work or to access local amenities, others may engage in the activity for sporting and health reasons. Organised events such as the London to Brighton Cycle Ride offer opportunities for mass participation on highly organised events to cycling enthusiasts.
This article seeks to review some of the good practice that may be applied to organised cycle events. It does not address the risks associated with lone cyclists using the public highways.
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