Cycling is becoming more popular. This possibly being due to the country’s success in the Olympics. Also a realisation that it is a sport with many health benefits. When compared to other sports it is the fastest growing participation sport.
The number of people taking part:
April 2012-April 2013 October2012/13
(Source Sports England Active Peoples Survey).
Cycling has the largest increase 8% with cricket having the largest decrease 22%.