Ride your way!

Business man on bike

The gas prices are regularly on the rise and now is a good time to get a fuel free ride. Cruising can be positive for your health, for your wallet and for the environment. Cycling does not require special skills, or a high-level of stamina, it is very easy to learn and afterwards it can never be forgotten. If you are not convinced already, then here are some reasons to grab a bike.

1. Keeping your body healthy and your mind sharp

Bicycling is a Fountain of Youth and it is a known fact that cycling helps you maintain and boost the general health. You will feel younger and more alive with only a few minutes of pedaling a day and you will get fit as a fiddle and ready for adventure in only a matter of time.The bike will help you benefit of improved joint mobility, stronger bones and it may also help to prevent arthritis.

Your mind will enjoy those minutes in the saddle because cycling is an exercise with a powerful therapeutic role, it is something enjoyable that will help you relax.Trekking will make you more aware of the surroundings and it can actually support you to develop your imagination and creativity. A report published reveals that people who stopped driving and started cycling to work benefited of improved wellbeing.

2. Your bike won’t leave a hole in your wallet

Buying a bike is an affordable investment, but if you are on a short budget then buying a second-hand bike is a true bargain; moreover, you can save a few money afterwards.Gas price are skyrocketing and choosing to pedal to work will help you save quite some money, considering that you will no longer have to pay for expensive train or bus tickets and you will never have to concern about you gas tank.You don’t have fear about the cost of maintaining a bike because is minimal.

With all that exercising you don’t need that gym membership anymore.Cycling could be as intense as you want it to be; it can be done at a low intensity, but also can be built up to a very demanding physical workout.Dropping your gym card will save you money and time.

According to a study from Environmental Health Perspectives,cycling infrastructure is a smart investment for penny-pinching city planners and will also reflect on your personal budget.

3. Save the planet

Biking can be a delightful way of transportation and the traffic will no longer be an issue. Choosing bike saddle instead of comfortable car seat will also reduce the quantity of emissions and will keep the air clean.Go back to nature and explore through cycling, always choose a different bike pathway and if there isn’t one on the map try blazing your own trail.Check out the parks,the countryside or the forests.

Discovering the natural wonders will convince you once for all to protect and conserve every patch of green.Assembling a bike takes around five percent of the materials and energy used to make a car, so keep a car off the roads.

According to a study from Environmental Health Perspectives,cycling infrastructure is a smart investment for penny-pinching city planners and will also reflect on your personal budget.

Do you think that biking is a good alternative to driving?

March 26, 2015 Scris de: Andrei
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