Rolling in to the New Year
Like conscientious commercial tenants and their buildings, our staff like to keep themselves in fine repair, and we encourage them to do so. As a result, we have a very active group of cyclists who commute, race, ride for charity or generally bimble around various parts of the world.
A few years ago, we set up the TFT Cycling club on Strava, the online social fitness network, where we can track and record our rides using our smartphones or various activity trackers. As well as the health benefits and friendly competition the club promotes across the practice, we’re also able to indulge our inner data nerds and compare our stats for the week, handing out weekly awards for distance ridden, average speed, hills climbed and even the best photo taken during a ride.
It’s open to all staff of any age or ability, whether they are commuters, road cyclists or mountain bikers. About 1 in 5 of our staff are currently members, with individual annual distances ridden ranging from a dozen miles or so, to over 8,500!
At the end of each year, we total up the statistics for the Club. For 2018, these are: