9 Solutions to common non-commuting excuses
I’m out of shape
•Ride at an easy pace; in a few months you will be in great shape.
•Ride your route on a weekend to find the easiest way to work.
Everything you wanted to know about riding to work or school ... but were afraid to ask!
The 10 most frequently asked questions about riding to work
1. Will I feel good?
Long-term health benefits include increased strength, improved muscle tone, and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers.
Cycling gets the endorphins flowing and is a great stress release.
Remember, bike riding should not feel more strenuous than walking unless you want it to. Don't push yourself too hard at first
caption: get a bike, you'll love it.
Greater Wellington Regional Council:
Visit their cycling site for information on bike buddies, road rules, cycles on trains, buses, and ferries, cycle lockers at railway stations, cycling maps, cycle shops, groups and clubs, events and forums, and more.