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Cycle to work

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Start your day with a cycle commute

Cycling to work has been proven to have a variety of benefits to individuals and the local community as well as having positive impacts on the environment and the local economy. There are the obvious health benefits of cycling every day plus a few more benefits to think about in our Tips section below.

Everything you need to start cycling to work

We’ve gathered together lots of useful information that will help you to get started on your cycle commute. Take a look at our Beginner’s guide to cycle commuting for some top tips.

Our Cycling pages also contain information about cycle parking and facilities in MK as well as advice on how to choose the right bike.

Plan your cycle commute

Our journey planner will help you to plan your cycle commute using your home and work postcodes and suggest the best route; it also tells you how far it is, how long it might take and shows you how hilly the trip will be.

If you prefer to plan your own trip, our interactive map will show you the most up-to-date Redway map and displays all of the direct and efficient Redway Super Routes, plus the more scenic leisure routes.

Infographic displaying many health benefits of a cycle commute

Benefits of cycling to work

Some benefits of cycling to work
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Live longer

A middle aged cyclist is typically as fit as someone 10 years younger and has a longer life expectancy

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Be happy

People who commute by bike regularly admit to being more productive and happier at work

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Save money

Cycling to work will save you money on fuel and car parking fees

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Lose weight

Regular cyclists are typically slimmer and lighter than non-cyclists

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Cleaner air

Fewer people driving to work will reduce CO2 emissions and air pollution and create a healthier environment for you and your family

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Stay healthy

Cycle commuters on average take 1 less absence from work due to sickness every year

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Feel better

Regular cycling can improve mental health and help to combat a stressful day

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Live longer

A middle aged cyclist is typically as fit as someone 10 years younger and has a longer life expectancy

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Be happy

People who commute by bike regularly admit to being more productive and happier at work

QUIDS IN Created with Sketch.
Save money

Cycling to work will save you money on fuel and car parking fees

NEW YOU Created with Sketch.
Lose weight

Regular cyclists are typically slimmer and lighter than non-cyclists

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.
Cleaner air

Fewer people driving to work will reduce CO2 emissions and air pollution and create a healthier environment for you and your family

Commute Copy Created with Sketch.
Stay healthy

Cycle commuters on average take 1 less absence from work due to sickness every year

Feel Good Created with Sketch.
Feel better

Regular cycling can improve mental health and help to combat a stressful day

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Plan your journey

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