19 July 2013 Last updated at 09:47

Get Inspired: Chris Boardman on cycling

Chris Boardman, who won gold in the individual time trial at the Olympics in 1992, told BBC Sport about his journey from a first road race aged 13 to standing at the top of the podium in Barcelona.

Approximately two million people in Britain cycle at least once a week, and there are more than 80,000 members of cycling clubs.  Training days and taster schemes are run for people of all ages and abilities  throughout the year.

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