Potholes and Pavements: A bumpy ride on Britain&

Potholes and Pavements: A Bumpy Ride on Britain’s National Cycle Network

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Embark on a captivating journey across the UK's National Cycle Network with journalist Laura Laker. From the Network's humble beginnings in Bristol in the 1970s to its current expansion of nearly 13,000 miles, Laura explores the beauty and potential of the vital infrastructure that is the NCN.

Discover the successes and challenges of the NCN, as Laura delves into its history, politics, and financing. Along the way, she encounters breathtaking landscapes and forms meaningful connections with fellow cyclists, including notable figures like Chris Boardman and Ned Boulting.

71% of trips in the UK are under five miles and two thirds of Britons have a growing desire to cycle more, Laura's quest highlights the importance of the National Cycle Network in promoting sustainable transportation, improving health, and preserving the environment.

Join her on this journey as she advocates for a brighter future where safe cycling paths lead us to adventure and opportunity.

Book details:

Publication date: 2024

Author: Laura Laker

Page numbers: 303

ISBN: 9781399406468

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