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There’s a range of transport options available to get you to and from lectures or work; hopping on the bus can be a great solution and so can pedalling on your bike. According to a study by Santander, the average student spends £485 on travelling to and from university every year.  This study found that students living off-campus travelled just over nine miles each way, meaning a clever choice of transport could save loads of
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cycling to work
People who don’t exercise are more likely to develop health problems and die younger: it’s nothing new. Research has told us this for decades. A new study published in the British Medical Journal has confirmed this. Studying 250,000 UK commuters over five years, the statistics may be shocking, but the good thing is that you can do something about it now. The fact is, cycling to work offers major health benefits that you simply can’t
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Cycling Your Way To Success | Raleigh Bikes UK Blog

20th September 2017

Cycling Your Way To Success

September marks the start of the autumn semester for university students.  On the minds of many will be the Freshers Week parties and then getting stuck into some serious study in the long term to Christmas. Being a student in 2017 is a seriously expensive business with fees, food, accommodation and spending money costing tens of thousands. Often, using public transport to get to and from lectures can cost a couple of pounds a day
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Just because summer is fast disappearing in the rear-view mirror and autumn coming into clear view, it doesn’t mean that it’s time to ditch the bike and head back to the bus or tube.  There are tons of physical, mental and environmental benefits to riding a bike, to help you do this, we’ve teamed up with The Wharf newspaper to bring you another fantastic competition to win a Raleigh bike plus accessories up to the
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family exercise tips
When you’re busy, fitting in time to exercise can be difficult, which is why exercising as a family is a great option. You’ll get to spend time together, while enjoying all the health benefits of being active. Exercise can help minimise the risk of developing many common health conditions from cancer to depression. Are you getting enough exercise? A number of studies have shown that many people in the UK aren’t getting enough exercise.  
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