Discover the benefits of cycling during Bike Week

Date published: 11 June 2018

People are being encouraged to get on their bikes and discover the benefits of cycling to celebrate Bike Week (9 to 17 June). It aims to highlight how using a bike can easily become part of everyday life.

Cycling advantages

Bike Week is a great opportunity for regular commuters and those new to cycling to come together and enjoy the many advantages of cycling. 

As well as being a very cost-effective mode of travel, it also offers many benefits

There are more than 1,300km of National Cycle Network lanes, and it's important to use cycle lanes and other cycling facilities safely.

You can find out about some of the events planned for the week on this page: 

There is more information about cycling in the following section:

Bike to Work Day

As part of the celebrations, Bike to Work Day takes place on Friday 15 June.

Commuters are invited to join cyclists for a mass bike ride from the Queen’s University, Belfast at 8.10 am.  The group will cycle to Belfast City Hall, where they can enjoy a free cup of coffee or tea and a breakfast snack before making their way onwards to work.

There is also a Tour de Lunchtime event on Friday 15 June.  Starting at the gates of Belfast City Hall at 12.30 pm, cyclists can enjoy a trip across the city.  

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