Cycling increases in London on back of Le Tour

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In a survey 50 per cent of spectators said they would cycle more as a result of the Tour's visit to London.

Cycling increases in London on back of Le TourTour de France delivers London legacy as cycling rates rise by further 10 per centAnd London now wants the Tour to return. The Mayor and Transport for London confirm negotiations are underway to bring the Tour back to London ahead of 2012The Tour de France's legacy to the Capital was a 10. 5 per cent increase in the number of people cycling on London's major roads in the six months from April to September compared with the same period last year – with an estimated 48, 000 more cycle journeys everyday. In a survey 50 per cent of spectators said they would cycle more as a result of the Tour's visit to London. Tourism also received a huge boost with two million people lining the Capital's streets to see the weekend's events. An additional one million people watched the riders race through Kent. An estimated

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