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Benefits of Commuting by Bike to Work

BENEFITS OF COMMUTING BY BIKE TO WORK 80% INCREASE MIT STUDY FOUND THAT IN LARGE CONGESTED CITIES, BIKING IS 50% FASTER THAN CARS DURING RUSH HOUR TRAFFIC (NATIONAL AVERAGE 47%) SINCE 2000, BICYCLE COMMUTING RATES INCREASED IN LARGE BICYCLE FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES 13 POUNDS AVERAGE WEIGHT LOST THEIR FIRST YEAR BIKING TO WORK MORE CORPORATIONS ARE MIGRATING TOWAROS A MORE RELAXED DRESS CODE, SO RIDE IN WHAT YOU'O WEAR TO WORK TAX FREE SUBSIDY THE FEDERAL BIKE COMMUTER BENEFIT (HTTP://WWW.IRS.GOV/PUB/IRS-PDF/P15B.POF) AWARDS BIKE COMMUTERS A TAX-FREE SUBSIDY FOR BIKING TO WORK AVG. COST OF OPERATION PER YEAR (52.2 CENTS PER MILE) $9,641 O $120 IF 1 OF 10 COMMUTERS SWITCHED TO MILE BICYCLE TRIP KEEPS ABOUT 15 POUNDS OF POLLUTANTS OUT OF THE AIR GALLONS OF GAS BIKING, WE'D SAVE BILLIUN PER YEAR. USE CLEANING WIPES WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT WORK. A PTA BATH CAN BE A SPIRITUAL CLEANSING ZERO EMISSIONS INTO ENVIRONMENT FREE 2-WHEELED GYM MEMBERSHIP 3.5% OF MINNEAPOLIS, MN RESIDENTS BIKE TO WORK, 3RD HIGHEST IN U.S. (PORTLAND 6%, SEATTLE 3.6%) OWN YOUR OWN BUSINESS? YOU'LL LOVE BIKE COMMUTERS PERCENT ABSENTEEISM CAN BE REDUCED BY ENCOURAGING BIKING TO WORK 15% MORE PRODUCTIVITY 80% LESS NON-CYCLISTS TAKE TWO MORE SICK DAYS PER YEAR BIKING BEFORE WORK RAISES AN EMPLOYEE'S PRODUCTIVITY ON AVERAGE 15% 4-15% INCREASE 27% FEWER ERRORS STUDIES SHOW A 4-15 PERCENT INCREASE IN PRODUCTIVITY,AND 27% FEWER ERRORS FROM PHYSICALLY FIT EMPLOYEES. 5 MPH - 7 CAL/MILE - 37 CAL/HR O MPH - 13 CAL/MILE - 133 CAL/HR 15 MPH - 23 CAL/MILE - 349 CAL/HR AVERAGE CALORIES BURNED CYCLING ON THE FLATS 20 MPH - 37 CAL/MILE - 742 CAL/HR 25 MPH - 55 CAL/MILE - 1374 CAL/HR 30 MPH - 77 CAL/MILE - 2303 CAL/HR SHOP ALL BIKES >> TAKE THE FIRST STEP BY PURCHASING YOUR NEW COMMUTER AT O THE HOUSE.COM

Benefits of Commuting by Bike to Work

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Riding a bike has many benefits from both health and financial perspectives. This infographic will further explain both.

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