Growth in cycling 'boosting economy', says LSE

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Cycling is generating nearly £3bn a year for the UK economy, according to a new report by the London School of Economics (LSE).

The figure takes into account factors such as bicycle manufacturing, cycle and accessory retail and cycle-related employment.

Rising fuel costs, improved cycle networks and the pull of the Olympics are all possible factors in the growth in the number of people taking to two wheels, says the LSE.

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