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Biking to Work 101 | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Biking to Work 101 | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

Like many of my peers, I regularly shell out $60 to fill up my car’s gas tank and sadly realized that I spend the majority of my day inside in front of a computer. While the thought of ditching my car and commuting to work by bike always intrigued me, I was deterred by my lack of biking experience and the prospect of sharing the road with aggressive drivers. At the behest of my bike riding pals, I recently (and very nervously) commuted to work by bike and lo and behold, it was a fun and invigorating experience. Not only did I shave time off of my commute, but I also saved precious money on gas. It was energizing to be outside and empowering to use my own two legs for transportation. Below are four tips that will ease the stress and increase the fun of commuting to work by bike. Get the Gear: You don’t need the most expensive bike for a successful commute. Most any type of ...

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