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Mar
30

60 Benefits of Bike Commuting & Recreational Bicycling


 



 



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There are many, many good reasons for bicycle commuting, recreational
bicycling and creating a strong bike culture in general.  Hopefully a
couple with resonate with everyone and motivate more bicycling.


  1. On-going use of a bicycle has virtually NO carbon footprint.
  2. You will be a leader in your community.
  3. Bicycles increase mobility for those who don’t have access to motor transport.
  4. Bikes increase mobility for those who don’t qualify to drive a car.
  5. Bicycles increase mobility for those who can’t afford motor transport.
  6. Bikes increase mobility for those who don’t want to drive motor vehicles.
  7. Bicycles increase mobility for some people with arthritis, back problems
    and other mobility issues.
  8. Bicycling can be faster than walking, transit or motor vehicles.
  9. Bicycling is the most energy efficient form of transportation ever invented.
  10. You get healthy exercise from bicycling.
  11. Save travel money by biking. If the switch is from a car this includes
    purchase price, gas, tires, fluids, insurance, maintenance, washing, parking,
    etc.
  12. Reduce stress by bicycling.
  13. Biking is therapeutic for the mind and spirit — is fun and can make you
    happy.
  14. Cycling is therapeutic for the cardio-vascular system, live healthier.
  15. Regular cycling provides better muscle tone, bone mass improvement, clearer skin
  16. Regular bicycling helps with personal weight management — new full-time bicycle commuters can expect to lose
    an average 13 pounds their first year of
    bicycle commuting if they maintain the same eating habits.
  17. Bicycling is a great initial activity for people who are obese and help
    them on their way to a healthier life.
  18. Regular cycling can lead to lower health care expenses — save money for a
    nicer vacation.
  19. Allows the rider to appreciate the more of the nuances of the natural and
    built environment around them.
  20. Your commute will be the best part of your day instead of the worst part
    of your day.
  21. The exercise increase your productivity at work
  22. Cycling improves your self-esteem.
  23. Primary school students will thing you are “cool” or “hip” or “neat” or “rad”
    or whatever the current term is.  In time even older people might come to
    appreciate your leadership.
  24. Save on the membership to a health club, get your exercise bicycling to work,
    school, shopping, etc.
  25. Bicycling is nearly a life-long activity.
  26. Bicycling is a great full family and friends activity.
  27. Cycling is low impact on the body.
  28. Cycling is low impact on the environment
  29. Bicycling in your neighborhood is a great way to
Apr
24

Recreational Vehicle Bike Racks

The Tour de France has existed for over a hundred years. The officer notes that you just weren’t riding your bike straight, your breath smelled of alcohol, and your eyes were bloodshot (side notice – you are guaranteed to see these bodily symptoms virtually 100% of the time in police reports).

Some, mainly utility, bicycles use hub gears with between three and 14 ratios, however most use the widely extra environment friendly dérailleur system, by which the chain is moved between totally different cogs referred to as chainrings and sprockets with the intention to choose a ratio.

This bicycle rack is all one unit which you could either bolt on or weld to the frame space at the tongue of your journey trailer. They arrive in a variety of differing kinds so be sure to know what you want: we’ve your bizarre flat pedals, clip-in pedals, pedals for various kinds of bikes and snazzy SPD pedals.

The Germans continued to specific their curiosity and fascination within the growth of bicycles, and the bicycle became an vital part of their twentieth century warfare. There are various designs of three-wheeled bikes equivalent to Upright, Delta, and Tadpole.

Lamas encourages individuals to train by walking, bicycling, swimming or going to the fitness center. Implies that present positive blocking in a direction orthogonal to the spindle three could also be supplied between the flex plate 18 and the body 2, notably within the form of mating pegs and housings, to supplement the stopping because of the clamping.

The decreasing of the pawl 31 by rotation in the clockwise path about its cross member 32 releases the bow 10 which, underneath the action of the flex plate 18, is returned in the counterclockwise path in regards to the pins 14. The transverse branch of the bow 10 covers and fastens onto the rear snout 17 of the cleat 6. The cleat 6 and the shoe to the underside of which this cleat is fastened are then connected to the pedal.…