Bicycle for a Day is my effort to help protect the environment, improve personal
health, and have fun with my friends and family. Our mission is to help empower
individuals with tools which they can use in their everyday lives to make a
measurable, tangible difference to our community, our environment and our
There are dozens of things each of us can do that have an immediate, positive
impact on the environment. Bicycling is one. Here are some facts about
- The average person loses 13 pounds their first year of commuting by bicycle.
3 hours of cycling per week can reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke by
In 1964, 50% of kids rode to school and the obesity rate was 12%. In 2004, 3%
rode to school and the obesity rate was 45%.
- The United States could save 462 million gallons of gasoline