Six months since the Tour of Britain came to the region and more people are becoming involved in cycling.
It's one of the fastest growing sports in the country and a recent report by Cumbria County Council says there's been a 51% increase in the number of people getting on their bikes.
One company, 'Rather Be Cycling', from the Lake District is making the most of this. It's won a contract to run a series of adventure cross events in Cumbria and the south of Scotland.
Gav McDonald is a four times Scottish cycling champion and co-owner of 'Rather Be Cycling'. He says that the boom is 'inspirational'.