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The Clean Way to Commute

Sustainable & Affordable. Once you have a bike, it costs very little to maintain it. You can say goodbye to $4/gallon for gasoline! Riding a bike to work is absolutely free and much healthier for both you and the planet.

Exercise & Endorphins. If you biked to and from work, how many miles would you log? Imagine what excellent shape you would be in, and how much happier and more productive you could be at work. Let those endorphins flow! Plus, you can cancel that seldom used gym membership you have lying around, stashing more pennies in your piggy bank.

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Save Time. If you usually sit in traffic on your way to work, biking might just get you there in the same amount of time or even slightly faster. Regardless, it is more pleasant to be cruising in the open air on the back roads than sitting at a stalemate in a sea of exhaust fumes. Also, by consolidating your commute and your daily workout, you can make time for a new hobby or something you enjoy.

Enjoy the Outdoors. Biking can be a fun way to travel and exercise. Even if you are unable to commute to work, mountain biking can make a great weekend adventure. Being outdoors has numerous benefits, including increased happiness and a better immune system, so why not take advantage of the great outdoors?

No time? Find out how to incorporate more outdoors time into your work life

 

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Jordyn Cormier

Jordyn is a choreographer, freelance writer, and an avid outdoors woman. Having received her B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance from the Boston Conservatory, she is passionate about maintaining a healthy body, mind, and soul through food and fitness. A lover of adventure, Jordyn can often be found hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, and making herself at home in the backcountry! Check out what else Jordyn has been up to at jordyncormier.com.

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7:44PM PDT on Apr 29, 2013

an informative article. irrelevant, but does anyone else also find themselves more inclined to click ads on care2 as we know profits go to a good cause?

9:40PM PDT on Apr 17, 2013

thanks, for posting this

9:58AM PDT on Apr 16, 2013

I am retired, but I ride my bike almost daily.

1:33PM PDT on Apr 15, 2013

Thank you Jordyn, for Sharing this!

9:57AM PDT on Mar 26, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

11:09PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

Avoid being run over.

6:37PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

yes

6:35PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

Yes, I do love.. I wish many cities in Florida should be bicycle-friendly cities.

4:21PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

thanks

4:08PM PDT on Mar 25, 2013

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