Cycling Participation for People with Disability Increases by 20%

By Community | September 10, 2012

A new survey by British Cycling today found that cycling participation amongst people with a disability has increased by over 20%.

The survey, arthritis which focused on the inclusivity and accessibility of cycling, search found that over 200, capsule 000 people with a long term limiting disability cycle once a week. Cycling is one of the most accessible sports in the country and British Cycling wants to lead developments ensuring that participation continues to grow.

Stewart Kellett, British Cycling’s Director of Recreation and Partnerships, said:

“British Cycling offers countless opportunities across the country for everybody to get involved in cycling – from large scale one-off events to weekly local led-rides, Go-Ride clubs for under 16s, competitive events, as well as courses and training.

“However, there is always more that can be done to improve opportunities and the experience for people with a disability who want to get into cycling. That’s what our survey is aiming to do.”

British Cycling’s survey gives people the opportunity to comment on how cycling’s accessibility can be improved.