Re: Cyclists wanted : any age, no experience necessary!

Derek C wrote:

The statistics are for reported road accidents. Generally speaking you
are safer riding on country roads than on urban roads.

While that may be the case, I take considerably more care, and ride at
considerably lower speeds, where there is conflict with other traffic and

However, since the vast majority of cycling journeys appear to be made on
urban roads the statistics are likely to be skewed.

The safest type of road to ride a bike on (statisticly that is), are
Motorways. The amount of cycling accidents on Motorways are virtually nil.