Benefits of Biking
Picture yourself alone in your car, sitting in traffic, getting no exercise and feeling stressed out. Now picture yourself riding the streets on your bike, breezing past the jammed traffic, feeling fit and energized. It’s true that biking may not be a practical way to commute for everyone, but consider if the following benefits make biking the perfect transportation for you:
- It’s great exercise: Exercise improves your mood, helps prevent chronic health problems like heart disease and diabetes, boosts your energy, helps you lose weight and helps you sleep better.
- It saves you money: Biking saves you money on gas, wear and tear on your car and parking fees.
- It’s environmentally friendly: Bikes create no pollution and don’t use gasoline. Learn more about the environmental benefits.
- It can be as fast or faster than driving: Bicyclists save time avoiding congested car traffic and time wasted looking for a parking spot.