Cycling journeys up 40 per cent since the start of the pandemic P
ost-pandemic working patterns have seen the rise of “mellow Mondays” as people work from home at the start of the week, cycling data suggests today.
Strava , the walking, cycling and running app, said changes in travel patterns that began during the Covid lockdowns had permanently changed how people moved in and around cities.
Tom Knights, head of Strava Metro in Britain, said a “mellow Monday” drop in travel could be detected by comparing millions of activities logged by users. “Tuesday is essentially the most popular day for cycling commuters, with more working from home on a Monday as part of a new office norm,” he said.
Strava’s annual year in sport report reveals that London cycle commuters are early birds who start their ride to work at around 7am — an hour earlier than those in New York and Paris.
It also shows the growth in popularity of e-bikes , with the number of Strava users on a battery-powered bike up 26 per cent year-on-year. Read More
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