With gas prices going up and increasing awareness of the environmental and health benefits cycling offers, you've certainly heard talk about more people using a bike for transportation to work or school. Maybe you've even considered doing it yourself.
If you're thinking about trying it, find a mentor in an experienced bike commuter to ride with the first few times. Having someone who's been there to lead the way will help a lot. Here are some other tips for successful bike commuting:
- Riding Safely in Traffic
- Essential Gear for Bike Commuters
- Basics of Bike Commuting
- Bike Commuting Excuse Busters
Give it a try - you won't regret it!
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