Riding a bike is a great way to improve your overall health. Why? Because it improves blood flow in your heart, builds stronger bones, reduces risk of diabetes and cancer, and also increases muscle strength. So the more you bike, the longer you’ll live!
Here are some great resources to help you learn the basics about biking and how you can stay safe.
Healthfinder.gov - Government website that offers easy-to-understand information and tips for riding a bike safely.
Exchange.aaa.com – AAA Exchange website offers information on bike riding, including fundamentals, hand signals, hazard recognition and tips to avoid collisions.
Safekids.org – Safe Kids Worldwide website that is dedicated to preventing bike injuries to children.
Active.com – Website that offers articles and advice for cyclists.