Bicycle Network: Join the Commuter Revolution
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Four reasons to give it a go!
National Ride to Work Day is the perfect opportunity to have a go at riding to work. This year (2010) we had 36,188 participants celebrating the event at over 120 community breakfasts across the country.
In 2009, our registered riders pedalled 700,207km which equates to riding around the world 17 times!
Put the date in your diary for 2011 - National Ride to Work Day: Wednesday 12 October 2011.
Here are some great reasons to give riding to work a go.
- Health - feel great and reduce your likelihood of suffering from obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Check out the health benefits of riding your bike.
- Save money - reduce the costs associated with driving to work or catching public transport. Click here to calculate how much you spend on petrol...and how much money you could save by riding to work!
- Help the environment - reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. Calculate your vehicle's greenhouse gas emissions.
- Everyone is doing it! - avoid traffic jams and commuter congestion by joining the bike riders
What can your organisation do?
Ask senior management to sign up as an ambassador and request a tailored bike commuting report on how to reduce your carbon footprint through sustainable transport. Click here to register your interest.