Paralympian Dame Tanni attends London Disability Cycling Forum


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Dame Tanni Grey-Thomson visits the London Disability Cycling Forum to discuss cycling access


Wider paths for cyclist can benefit parents and businesses, as well as disabled and older cyclists, the leader of the London Disability Cycling Forum told a meeting attended by Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson (www.tanni.co.uk)

Dame Tanni, winner of 11 gold medals as a Paralympic wheelchair racer, attended the March 2010 meeting, where the theme was getting more disabled people cycling.

Janet Paske, chair of the Forum and co-ordinator of Wheels for Wellbeing, said: "Transport for London has for the first time included cycling in its Disability Equality Scheme, following lobbying by our Forum.

"We want to help [TfL] design roads for people who ride three or four-wheeled cycles, which helps not only disabled people, but others such as parents taking children to school using child carriers and local businesses making delivery runs by tricycle."
 
For more information on the London Disability Cycling Forum, visit www.ldcf.org.uk.

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