Times are changing and people are getting more and more drawn towards personal fitness and environmentally friendly solutions to everyday living and this World Bicycle Day is just another step reflecting that! Just a year ago, 3rd June was declared to be the International World Bicycle Day by the UN. As we enter into the second year of this much needed day, let us take a look at how bicycling in India is being treated.
Previously, there was a predominant thought that those belonging to the lower income group bicycled their way for the daily commute. However, with the change of time, this perception is slowly dissolving and bicycling today is being viewed more of means of fitness. Efforts are underway to promote bicycling, particularly using it as a means of commute to work – from building bicycle lanes to organizing cyclotrons.
Using bicycles as a way of the commute is something that your health can be also be benefited from. Let us take a look at some of the many health benefits that cycling has in store for you:
Cycling is fun, cost-effective and saves time as well. It needs to be adopted as a means of commute on a pan India basis by every section of the society. So, what do you think are the measures that can be taken to promote bicycling as a means of the daily commute?