With the world’s biggest sporting spectacle upon us (mentioning no names), and Bristol preparing for its role as the UK's European City of Sport in 2017, there’s never been a better time to get active in the city.
Cycling and Bristol go together like Wallace and Gromit. Yes it can be hilly, but for every gruelling climb there’s a heavenly freewheeling descent. Here are some of the cycling highlights in and around the city.
Wendy Johnson, a travel author and journalist living in Bristol, wishes the National Cycle Network a happy birthday and tells you how to tackle one of the most popular rides, The Strawberry Line, for yourself.