Reasons to cycle to to work

9 reasons to cycle to to work
Added 48 months ago by GloriaW
Reasons to cycle to to work

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You’ll save a load of money.
The average cycle commuter saves a whopping £285 per month. Think of all of the gorgeous bike accessories you could buy with that. Save up over a couple of months and you could even head abroad on a cycling holiday!

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Nothing better clears the head for a day at work than a morning cycle.
Reasons to cycle to to work - Nothing better clears the head for a day at work than a morning cycle.

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Faster than driving (in places like London/SF...)
Nothing is more satisfying than flying past a long line of cars and getting where you want quicker than them, while exercising at the same time! Perfect.

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It's a free gym on wheels.
Reasons to cycle to to work - It's a free gym on wheels.
Start shedding pounds almost instantly –– without all the hassle of paying for and finding time to hit the gym. On average, bicycle commuters lose 13 pounds in their first year of cycling alone. "[Bike commuting] can be a very effective cardiovascular benefit," says Lisa Callahan, MD, of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. "If you're overweight and start an exercise program, sometimes it's harder on your joints because you are overweight ... so something like swimming or biking that's not pounding on the joints can be a good thing."

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Save the planet
Burn calories, not petrol. You know it makes sense. Offering a Bike to Work Scheme helps your organisation qualify for Cycle to Work Guarantee status, which gets you listed as an environmentally-friendly employer by the Department of Transport.

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Gadgets
Cycling to work is a great way to ensure you have a hobby you can spend lots of cash on! There are so many must have accessories these days...

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Boost brain power.
Exercise isn’t just good for your heart, lungs, and muscles - studies have shown that it also has a beneficial effect on brain function - memory, learning and mental performance. That’s a great reason to ride in before your next important meeting or exam…

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Brompton porn
Reasons to cycle to to work - Brompton porn
Let's face it, most commuters have one and they all love chatting about or ogling over who's got what!

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You’ll keep fit and save time!
It is an excellent use of time. If like many women you are trying to juggle a million different things at once, it is understandable that exercise often gets relegated to the bottom of the list. Cycling to work will ensure you get exercise every day and is often quicker than taking public transport so you may actually end up saving time!

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