Bike to Work for Health

Posts about the health effects of biking to work

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Bike to Work for Health

Speed Kills

I just saw another of those studies that answers a question us non-Ph.D types wouldn’t bother asking. In this case the question was, “Are higher speeds more dangerous?” The scientifically-validated answer: yes. No one should be surprised that that higher vehicle speeds lead to more deaths as well as more crashes in general. But what […]

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Five Reasons You Should Bike To Work in Winter

I saw my breath this morning — winter is coming. This post is the first of four in a series on riding your bike to work in the winter. This post looks at why; subsequent articles will describe taking care of yourself, taking care of your bike, and winter riding techniques. I began my bike […]

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Your Health is a Great Reason to Bike to Work

Fact: I need exercise. Fact: I hate exercise and really don’t have the time for it anyway. Fact: I need to get to work. Opinion: Not only does biking to work keep me in shape, it does so in a way that I enjoy, using time that I was already spending on my commute. I […]

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Why I Started Biking to Work

Another hotel bathroom, but this one had good air circulation which meant that mirror didn’t fog up. When I pulled back the shower curtain I got a shock—that naked dripping guy looking back at me was getting old, bald, and really, really fat. Something had to be done. But… Old – nothing I can do […]

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