Tour de France getting workers back in the saddle for fitness fun

Colleagues Darren Darley and Simon Jenman race each other on roller bikes at the Cycle to Work event held at the White Rose office Park.

Colleagues Darren Darley and Simon Jenman race each other on roller bikes at the Cycle to Work event held at the White Rose office Park.

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Cycling to work is one healthy step towards sustainability.

And with the Tour de France less than 100 days away, employers are hoping to set a two-wheeled precedent by getting staff back in the saddle.

A cycle to work event saw staff from the likes of O2 and HSBC enjoy cycling simulators and free Bike Doctor checks through go:cycling at the White Rose Office Park. The office park, which hosts 5,500 staff, boasts a cycle club and monthly travel events. At present, only one in 100 adults cycles to work in Leeds and Sheffield.

 

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