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A community cycling scheme in Ilford is encouraging ethnic minority Londoners to take to two wheels

In his Foreword to his 2013 Vision for Cycling in London, Boris Johnson candidly acknowledged that “truly mass participation” in two-wheel travel around the capital cannot be achieved unless more Londoners from those groups under represented in the city’s small but growing cycling population decide it’s better to get around by bike. He declares (on page 5) his wish for more women and older people to take up cycling, along with “more cyclists of all social backgrounds” and “more black and minority ethnic Londoners.” How might this laudable objective be achieved?

Source: Breaking down barriers to cycling with Brothers on Bikes | UK news | The Guardian

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