Yes, it’s true – bikes are not only great for your health and for clearing up traffic-clogged cities, they are also great for cutting down carbon emissions and overall helping the environment. While these general ideas aren’t news to anyone, have you ever wondered what the cold-hard facts are when it comes to biking?
- The average person will lose 15 lbs in the first year riding a bike to work
- Bikes are 50% faster than cars during rush hour
- and 20 bikes can park in the same area as it takes to park 1 car!
Banner photo by Tejvan Pettinger