Ride a Bike, Be Green and Risk Your Life

by Accidental Bear
Bike Column

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All 12 reasons sound peachy on paper. Here in SF and most cities, getting on a bike you are taking a risk at getting mowed over by some idiot talking on her cell phone in  Lexus (yes, I am a little prejudice to rich folks and women drivers). I for one haven’t been on a bike in SF since my bike was stolen right out from under me while it was being watched by a Russian security guard at 24 Hr Fitness  at Market/ Church. Suspicious for sure.

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12 reasons to start using a bicycle for transportation

Economic instability and ever-increasing climate change are just two of the many reasons riding a bike is an excellent alternative to driving.

By Chris BaskindThu, Mar 18 2010 at 10:20 AM EST 107 Comments
Photo: Lighter Footstep
We’re continuing our look at smart ways to start saddling up and using bicycles for real transportation.
We’ve always taken the greenness of bike transport as a given. But if you’re just getting started — or perhaps trying to convince an employer that bicycle commuting is a good thing — we’ve rounded up a dozen reasons to leave that car in the driveway and start covering pavement on two wheels. Let’s ride!

CLICK FOR 12 Reasons Listed by Mother Nature Network

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