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Commuting to work on your bike has a host of different benefits. Not only does biking to work lead to a longer life through improved health benefits, but the combination of more cyclists on the roads and fewer pollution emitting cars could give the entire planet a much-needed pollution eradicating boost.
A Danish study assessing the health status of 30,000 people over a 14-year period found that simply cycling to work lowered the risk of death by 40%, wow! It’s official, cycling to work makes you a better person, improves your health and your standard of living.
Still not convinced? Here are some other reasons to cycle to work, along with some compelling stats.
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