One barrier to starting to cycle instead of driving is the perception that cycling will take much longer. For journeys of a mile or two, cycling is likely to take just a few minutes longer at worst and once you’ve defrosted a windscreen or sat in traffic, cycling can work out quicker! So, how far could you get in 10 minutes?
There’s now a website that’ll show just how far, by tracing roads and cycle tracks out from a chosen position (although it can’t tell which roads are sensible to cycle along). For example for Welwyn Garden City centre: