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Older cyclists more likely to end up in hospital

New research indicates there is rising rates of injury and death among cyclists, especially if they’re aged over 40.

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) looked at data over the last 17 years and it showed that of all the road users, cyclists over aged 45 were much more likely to end up in hospital.

AIHW spokesperson Professor James Harrison joined Oliver Peterson to talk about these horrific stats and what the reasons are for this rapid rise in injury and death.

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