In the US..25% of all trips are within 1 mile of home.40% of all trips are within 2 miles of home.50% of the working population commutes 5 miles or less to work.Yet..More than 82% of all trips 5 miles ore less are made by personal motor vehicle.
But you work farther away than 5 miles?..
Take a bus, train or car part way and cycle the rest.
You'll get sweaty or wet?..
Ask for a shower to be installed at work, ride slower, and there are lots of handy gadgets out there to keep you try (fenders, rain cape, cute rubber boots, etc).
You don't want to look goofy?..
The info & photo above is from Copenhagen Cycle Chic, a website devoted to style over speed on bicycles. There you will find photo after photo of chic women riding their bikes in heels.
So.. you want to bike commute but don't know where to start? Try these classes!:
Fix a flat & basic maintenance!
How to not get hit by cars!
Grocery shopping, weather & more commuting tips!
All workshops are @ Pioneer Park, near the Gazebo, 5:30-6:30PM-
and are FREE!
A Daily Market event.