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Cycling in the city: Chris Boardman's top tips

Olympic medallist Chris Boardman has told the BBC that he would not feel safe letting his children cycle in a city.

This comes as figures from the Department of Transport show that for every hour cycled in England you are 16 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured on a bike than driving a car.

Chris Boardman gave BBC News his top tips for making cycling in the city safe and enjoyable.

BBC Breakfast has a week of special reports on cycling from 3-7 November. Chris Boardman explains why he chooses not to wear a helmet on BBC Breakfast's Facebook page.

  • 03 Nov 2014
  • From the section UK
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