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  • It is an enjoyable pastime especially in fine weather and at holiday time.
  • Cycling

    1. 1. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 1 Cycling for Fitness By Stefan Novak
    2. 2. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 2 Cycle information Advantages • No Pollution • Economical • No Traffic Delays • Popular transport among students • Can join professional organisations e.g. Sustrans for cycling information. Disadvantages • Not suitable for bad weather • Parts liable to corrode • Initial outlay can be expensive • Can be open to theft
    3. 3. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 3 Choice of Cycling in Swansea • Cycle routes – Marina-Mumbles – Clyne Woods • Cycling shops – Wheelies – Tredz bike shop – Action Bikes – Schmoo`s Back to back tandem Photo by livewombat
    4. 4. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 4 Cycle maintenance • Check alignment of handlebars • Check tyres are in good condition, and pressures are correctly set • Adjust seat to the correct height • Check lights are working • Oil mechanical parts regularly • Ensure brakes are working • Ensure you secure your cycle (lock it)
    5. 5. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 5 Electric Bikes • Also called E-Bikes • Becoming very popular in urban areas such as China. • 98% of E-Bike sales worldwide have been in China Photo by: lmnop88a
    6. 6. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 6 A Swansea Cycle Route • Swansea Knab Rock Mumbles • Popular stop off point, and ice cream venue • Postcard scenery • Regular sailing events • Loads of fresh air • Observatory- Mumbles (approximately 3-4 miles) Photo by: Chris P Jobling
    7. 7. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 7 Industry Sales And Turnover £0 £10,000 £20,000 £30,000 £40,000 £50,000 £60,000 2004 2005 2006 2007 UK MANUFACTURER SALES OF “OTHER” PRODUCTS ( UK MANUFACTURER SALES OF INDIVIDUAL BICYCLE PRODUCTS Source: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_commerce/PRA-20070/PRA35420_20070.pdf
    8. 8. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 8 Choice of Cycle Accessories Part Cost Website Tyres- Tioga freestyle skidrow tyres 26”x2.35” £20.99 Halfords Front and rear lights Price £11.99 CycleXpress Audible warning systems Bell Horn £4.99 £1.99 eBay Cycle trouser clips £2.75 eBay
    9. 9. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 9 Decision time! From the slideshow information-Do you think that cycling will improve the quality of your life?
    10. 10. 29/01/15 Stefan Andrew Novak 10 Sources • Sustrans • British Bike Association • Flickr photo by livewombat • Acknowledgement to the Staff @ Swansea ITeC • PowerPoint software by Microsoft • Class helpful hints

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