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Peter

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Cycles to work at Pride Park
Cycling to Pride Park keeps me fit and saves me the hassle of getting stuck in traffic. I took up cycling mainly to keep fit. I use the Cloud Trail past Melbourne and enjoy whizzing past open fields, farms and canals. The fresh air wakes me up in the morning and the stress-free break I get after work is great too.
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Andrea

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Works at Derby Hospital
I’ve walked to the Royal Derby for the last 5 years come rain or shine and it only takes me about 25 minutes.
It’s helped me to lose weight and tone up and when I think about all the miles I must have covered it’s easy to see why! It’s amazing how healthy I feel.
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Richard

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Walks to work
I live in Littleover and work in Derby. I used to drive and realised that that only exercise I did was the 10 yard walk from my house to the car in the morning and back again at night.

I decided to walk the 3 miles to work once or twice a week. When I walk in I catch the bus home.
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Andy

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Works in Derby City Centre
I live in Sheffield and used to drive to Derby. The M1 was unpredictable and often caused hold ups, so I completely changed the way I commute.

I decided to cycle to the train station and jump on the train to Derby. I also work from home 2 days a week which cuts the travel time out of my day completely.
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Andy

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Moved closer to work
I used to commute from Leicester which was frustrating. I wasted so much time getting to and from work. I decided to move as close to work as possible. As I spend most of my time at work this made a lot sense!
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Kay

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Relaxes on the bus
I get The Mickleover bus to work and they're so frequent that I barely have to wait for one at all. I use a top-up card and it’s so cheap – £50 will last ages. If I used our car, £50 would only last 2 weeks.
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Jon

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Cycles for health
Six years ago my doctor told me that I needed to build more exercise into my busy, but increasingly sedentary lifestyle. Taking up a sport or going to the gym weren’t practical with so many other commitments, so I switched to cycling the 7 miles to and from work.
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Aaron

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Aaron, travels sustainably to help the environment
I find travelling to work fairly stress free, I can read the paper on the train and I also enjoy cycling. In my spare time I play Hardcourt Bike Polo and cycling regularly has also improved my balance and co-ordination when I play.
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Arshad

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Has been walking to work for 3 years!
My walk to and from work is a good way of allowing me to clear my head and listen to recordings on my phone which aid my learning of the ‘Arabic language’.
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Chris

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Car shares to work
Car sharing works very well for my wife and I as I work from 8.30am to 5.30pm and she works from 9am to 5pm so we can travel together to work for myself to be dropped off first then she would pick me up after she finishes work as the times are great for car sharing.
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Debz

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Catches the bus around Derby
Most of my colleagues drive but I have proved it can be done and since I have started my company has taken more people on who do not drive.
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Simon

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Cycles to work to get healthy
I love cycling. The feeling of achievement is immense. There are some good cycle lanes around Derby and some cycle paths away from roads. It’s a great feeling to pass cars stuck in traffic jams! I also enjoy the reaction of my colleagues: ’HOW FAR?’ Fitter, richer, new friends and some serious challenges ahead. You cannot beat it.