Good Reasons to travel by Bicycle

Mengham Junior School pupils took part in a “Cycle Quiz” to think of as many good reasons as possible for traveling by bicycle. They came up with a fabulous total of 51 reasons why. Take a look at the list below, and if you can come up with any more good reasons, why don’t you tell Cycle Hayling about them? Just email them to, and if they’re good reasons for travelling by bicycle, they will be added to the list! Continue reading “Good Reasons to travel by Bicycle”

Parliamentary group calls for urgent action on cycling

The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group has just issued a report calling for urgent action on cycling.

One clear message is the need for consistent funding. While Dutch cities reap “massive economic benefits from consistent cycling investment”, now at £24 a head, outside of London in England less than £2 is spent, it says, while Scotland and Wales recently increased cycling spending. Read more at cycling weekly.

Visiting Hayling Island with your bike

Some of the finest views, picnic spots and beaches on the Island are best enjoyed by bicycle. For instance, most of the Island’s western shore, with its superb views across Langstone Harbour and unrivalled birdwatching, is only accessible by bike on foot or on horseback. And cycling along Hayling’s seafront lets you enjoy the excellent beach facilities without having to pay parking charges.

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