Win prizes by cycling to workthis month

WORKERS are being urged to swap four wheels for two as part of a campaign to increase commuting by bicycle.

Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 6:06 am
Updated Wednesday, 7th September 2016, 2:18 pm

The National Cycle Challenge runs until Friday, September 30 and is being backed by West Sussex County Council.

Employees can win fantastic prizes by cycling to work and logging their rides on

Participants earn bonus points by encouraging colleagues to do the same.

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Leisure rides and trips to the shops also earn points.

The points contribute to each employer’s overall score, shown on a national league table.

National Cycle to Work Day takes place on Wednesday, September 14.

Its aim is to encourage over one million UK citizens to regularly cycle to work by 2021.

The West Sussex Cycle Journey Planner is available to help cyclists plan their journeys.

The online tool calculates routes for journeys by car, bus, rail, bike and foot.