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Head Injuries when cycling in perspective
- It takes over 3,000 years of average cycling to suffer a serious head injury.
- People who cycle regularly live longer than non-cyclists, with better health throughout their lives.
- Road cyclists account for less than 1% of serious head injuries seen by hospitals in the UK.
- Only 1 in 350 emergency admissions to hospital are due to any kind of cycling injury.
Around 1 in 1,000 due to head injury.