If you haven’t heard yet, United Nations has declared June 3rd as International World Bicycle Day. In order to spread awareness about sustainable transportation, the world will celebrate this simple, affordable, reliable, and environmentally friendly means of transportation for the first time on World Bicycle Day in 2018. The bicycle is not just a mode of transportation but it also opens doors to access to education, healthcare, and sport.
All around the world, bike enthusiasts are encouraged to get involved in the day, and hold a ride this weekend! In fact, to mark International World Bicycle Day on June 3, around 21 cyclists from Mumbai will pedal their way to Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) from Seawoods. These riders, who are part of Everest Cycling Culture (ECC) will ride at a medium pace as they aim to spread the message of riding a cycle in one’s day-to-day life.
Here are 5 Reasons why everyone should involve bicycle in their daily routine. Have a look!
Sharpens your Mental Ability
We all know how exercise boasts up our brain power. Similarly, riding a bicycle is also a form of exercise and it helps to keep your mind in a healthy state. When you ride your cycle to work, it prepares you for what comes next.
One of the biggest advantages of riding your bike daily is you can eat whatever you want and can still maintain your weight. In addition to maintaining weight, regular biking will keep you away from many diseases like blood pressure and heart diseases.
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Love for Environment
Everyone knows about the ill effects of motor vehicles on our environment. The best way to save our nature for the upcoming generations is by switching to bicycles for the commute. Don’t you agree?
Bicycles are faster
One can’t deny that bicycles are way better than cars when you see a jam-packed road. It occupies less space and can even go to places where no car can reach which makes it a faster mode of transportation.
Improves your Sex-Life
According to health experts in the US, being more physically active improves your vascular health, which has the knock-on effect of boosting your sex drive.
You see, riding a bicycle is a win-win situation from all sides. So make sure you celebrate World Bicycle Day by bringing this simple mode of transportation in your daily life.