How Bikes Can Save America and the World
Ditch your car for your bike and everyone will be better for it
By: Athlon Sports | 12/13/11, 2:42 PM EST
Created by: Healthcare Management Degree
Here's a news flash: Biking is better for you than driving in your car. OK, OK, so you already knew that, but here's a handy little infographic that breaks down how much better pumping your little legs on a two-wheeler is better than pushing the pedal on your gas guzzler.
For example, Portland, OR is investing in biking and giving their residents incentives to skip their cars and it's going to save that town $400 million in health care by 2040. The average cyclist will lose 13 pounds in their first year of riding to work. Plus, you'll save a ton in gas money.
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