What is the most energy efficient ground transportation man has ever invented? The bicycle!
When weather and distance permit, use a bike to get around.
The exhaust emitted by automobiles adds pollutants to the air. But bicyclist's breathing - the closest a bike comes to exhaust Ė doesnít alter the global climate.
And with the prices at the pump, itís costing more and more to drive. A bicyclist saves money by only needing to fuel up on carbohydrates.
Sick of being stuck in traffic? Riding a bike instead of driving your car also helps to free up congested roadways. It may even be a faster way to reach your destination.
Riding a bike is also a great way to get exercise and stay fit. Adding cycling to your lifestyle can help reduce the risk of serious health conditions like heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and the most common form of diabetes.
And remember, while youíre out there helping the environment - donít forget to wear your helmet!