Bike To Work Week May 12-16, 2014
Bicycling to work can keep you in shape without having to set aside additional time for exercise. Bicycle commuters tend to enjoy healthier lifestyles, get sick less often, and feel less stress.
Bicycle commuting is one of the least expensive ways to get to work. Thereís no gas, maintenance, parking fees, or insurance to pay for.
In many areas trips by bicycle, door to door, are faster than by car, especially where the one way commute distance is less than five miles.
Bicycles donít pollute the air or require lots of land for roads or parking lots. Eight to twelve bicycles can park in the space required for one car.
A bicycle ride at the end of the day is a great way to relieve stress. Discovering routes on back roads through residential neighborhoods can be scenic and fun. It sure beats sitting in stalled traffic on the freeway!
Help to get you riding
Look for streets with bike lanes or wide curb lanes and with traffic lights at busy intersections. Try using recommended routes on regional bike maps. Test your route on a weekend or evening and time how long it will take.
Pictures of 2011 rest stops in Ventura County on May 20.
Pictures of 2010 rest stops in Ventura County on May 20.
Pictures of 2009 rest stops in Ventura County on May 14.
Pictures of 2008 rest stops in Ventura County on May 15.
Pictures of 2007 rest stops in Ventura County on May 17.
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