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Bicycling Benefits

PeopleForBikes has long advocated that bikes are a solution to improve our health, connect our communities, boost our economy and heal our planet. We will continue to champion the benefits of bicycling, especially as our nation works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. We see bikes playing a critical role in recovery efforts nationwide and will work to insert bikes into any and all local, state and federal COVID recovery initiatives.

PeopleForBikes at Work on Bicycling Benefits

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The Health Benefits of Electric Bikes

April 28th, 2022

E-bikes are fun, but do they still offer exercise? We surveyed the available data to find out. ...

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Steering Students Towards Health and Success

April 14th, 2022

Mile High 360 is teaching Denver youth to ride, helping them see bicycling and their city in a new light. ...

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How to Make Your Biking Habit Stick

April 11th, 2022

Fitness instructor Larissa Gaul lends some tips on maintaining a resolution to biking more often. ...

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How My Electric Bike Helped Me Heal

March 29th, 2022

After breaking a leg skiing, this rider’s e-bike has been instrumental in aiding both her physical therapy and mental well-being. ...

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Riding Bikes Is Good For Youth and Research Proves It

March 25th, 2022

A new report from the nonprofit Outride showcases how bicycling can transform student’s health and well-being for the better. We spoke with Esther Walker, Ph.D about the new findings.  ...

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The Health Benefits of Biking for Youth

March 17th, 2022

Learn how kids in Outride’s Riding for Focus program are pedaling for social, emotional, and cognitive well-being. ...