Benefits of the bicycle

bicycle car“I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my biiiiike….” *Ari & Gafo this is a big thought for you guys..

There are many, many good reasons for bicycle commuting, recreational bicycling and creating a strong bike culture in general.

Biking is fun ⋅ It reduces stress ⋅ It is an activity you can enjoy with friends and family ⋅ It is a good way to socialize with people ⋅ Healthy exercise: therapeutic for the mind, spirit and for the cardio-vascular system, provides bone mass improvement, better muscle tone…etc ⋅ You can explore so many beautiful places by bike ⋅ Reduces greenhouse gas emissions ⋅ Reduces air pollution ⋅ Reduces noise pollution ⋅ Reduces road kills and save animals ⋅ Allows the rider to appreciate more the nature around us ⋅ Easy to vary your route by bicycle ⋅ Bicycles increase mobility for those who don’t have access to motor transport ⋅ Cycling improves your self-esteem ⋅  You save money having a bike instead of a car : purchase price, gas, insurance, maintenance, parking… ⋅ Bicycling is nearly a life-long activity ⋅ Easier and cheaper parking anywhere you go ⋅ Feel the satisfaction and freedom of biking past a traffic jam ⋅ It is an affordable and reliable transportation and it saves you money! ⋅ You will never get bored ⋅ Bicycling is the most energy efficient form of transportation ever invented ⋅  You can bring your bike almost everywhere you travel ⋅ demonstrates a concern for the future: walk (ride) your talk ⋅ Keeps you humble ⋅ Cycling can be enjoyed in a wide variety of climates ⋅ There is a lot of bike communities you can join. You can sometimes learn for free the basis and how to repair your bike (the bike kitchen in Adelaide-Australia for example) ⋅ In less words: a bicycle is an industrial revolution in an individual’s life!

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Life is like riding a bicycle — stop peddling and you fall off. ~Author Unknown, c.1936

Personally, when I ride a bike, I feel so free. like a free bird. like this:

So what do you wait for? Go cycling!

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