Basically all of us learn to ride a bike, but vanishingly few grown-ups regularly cycle, especially in ‘car is king’ Blighty.

So why is pootling around on two wheels such a niche pursuit, when the benefits and beneficiaries are so varied? And are cyclists the red-light jumping, pavement-bothering lycra zealots the press would have you believe, or just, y’know, humans who ride a bike every now and then?

We discuss.

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