Top Ten Reasons To Go By Bike!

25% of all trips are made within a mile of the home.

Just three hours of bicycling per week can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke by 50%.

Each US rush-hour auto commuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.
In 1964, 50% of kids rode to school and the obesity rate was 12%... in 2004, 3% pedaled to school and the obesity rate was 45%.

A 140-pound cyclist burns 509 calories while pedaling 14 miles an hour.

In 2003, cars stalled in traffic wasted 5 billion gallons of fuel.

Between 1960, and today the average weight of a 6- to 11-year-old has increased 11 pounds.

40% of all trips are within two miles of the home.

You can park 14 bicycles in the same space that you can park one car.

The US could save 462 million gallons of gasoline a year by increasing cycling from 1% to 1.5% of all trips.
We're sure you can think of many other excellent reasons to Go By Bike. And, thanks to our Go By Bike sale from May 1 to 30, you should be able to get rid of any excuses not to Go By Bike. Bring your bike in for repairs, pick up the merchandise you need to ride every day, or get a new ride while we celebrate Bike Month in May. Join the riding revolution today!