Michael
Salford
20th Jul 2016

I first got interested in cycling regularly about five years ago as I was growing frustrated at driving in and around the city. Best thing I ever did was purchase a bike via the work cycle scheme.

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I’m totally hooked on cycling, I find it so relaxing and it’s the only time I really don’t think about anything else.

I live in Salford and commute daily to Manchester Royal Infirmary on Oxford road.

I first got interested in cycling regularly about five years ago as I was growing frustrated at driving in and around the city. Best thing I ever did was purchase a bike via the work cycle scheme.

I try to do at least two longish rides a week (between 8-20 miles) mainly from work (through Rusholme, Fallowfield, Chortlon, Stretford, Old Trafford & Media City) or from Chimney Pot Park through Monton, Worsley Woods, Worsley Village, Media City.

I’m totally hooked on cycling, I find it so relaxing and it’s the only time I really don’t think about anything else. Cycling around the city requires a lot of concentration ;o)

I would urge anyone and everyone to start cycling, it’s a great way to keep in shape and saves a lot of money. There is always someone around to offer advice and guidance and it’s a great feeling when you complete a longer ride.

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