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cycling healthStatistics show that 100 million people ride their bike every year in America. However, only 14 million ride their bike at least twice a week. If you are in that 14% margin, you are most likely healthier, happier, and have more street cred.

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Cycling Health Benefits

Aside from the obvious cycling health benefits, you know the ones we’re talking about—weight loss and muscle gain—there are many benefits to riding your bike that people forget.

You get to learn a new language. This language consists of zero words and two arm movements. Needless to say, it’s easy to learn! To signal your left-turn intention, simply extend your left arm perpendicular to your body roughly 30 feet before turning. To signal your right-turn intention, simply extend your right arm perpendicular to your body roughly 30 feet before turning. Once you have this language down pat, you not only can add another language to your resume, you will be safely navigating the streets!

Your body will thank you. Running, while great exercise, is harsh on your joints. If you choose to cycle, your legs will receive a great workout without as much wear and tear on your knees and feet. Andy Clarke, the president of the League of American Bicyclists says it best, “Cycling gets your legs moving and your heart pumping without pounding your joints.”

Everyone will be jealous of your organic helmet hair. Helmet hair is the new black. When you take off your helmet and keep the creases in your hair, you’re telling everyone who looks your way that you just worked out. (Cue music: “I work out!”)

Fresh air is extremely good for you. Fresh air doesn’t only smell good. It increases energy, helps with digestion, and gives your lungs a break from city air. Hit the trails with our Thomson Elite 275 Bike and enjoy this fall weather.

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