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Biking in Cities and How to Make It Safer

By Emma Grace Fairchild: Bikes are great for getting around, for reducing carbon emissions, and for providing low impact exercise; and it is accessible across many abilities. Cities especially benefit from having more cyclists and fewer cars. Economic studies in Denmark claim a net increase of 23 cents for each …

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How Biking Can Save the World

By Larraine Roulston : When we rode a two-wheeler for the very first time, we were joyful and felt freedom along with a sense of power. With the breeze in our faces, I’m sure we all wish we could have cycled like that forever. Unfortunately for the environment, the automotive industry encouraged …

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How To Ride Your Bike in the Winter

 By Larraine Roulston: When the weather becomes cold and snowy, we see a special breed of energetic souls continuing to ride their bikes. Whether it’s for exercise or the daily commute, these hardy riders “gear up” for warmth and safety. Though they secretly feel proud of their outdoor biking skills, …

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Bike Trailers for Children: The Truth about Them

By Mads Phikampho: After you have children, you are going to realize that you hardly have any time left to go cycling on your own anymore. Instead, you will struggle to get even an hour of biking in before you have to get back to taking care of them. You …

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How To Get Around with a Family Without a Car

By Fredrica Syren: In the past year, we have committed ourselves to not use our car as much, but to use alternative transportation. In our case, it’s been by walking, biking and using public transportation. Now I have to say that, having three kids, it’s super easy just to hop …

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Walking or Biking Makes People Happy

By Larraine Roulston: Exercise boosts endorphins and helps with one’s mood. If you are lucky enough to be able to walk or bike to work or school, you will get your physical exercise and at the same time mark your arrival in good spirits, which allows for more productive creativity. …

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