We loved the statistic BikeArlington shared with us about bike commuting: The average bike commuter loses 13 pounds in their first year of riding to work. Data like this makes us wonder why everyone isn’t hopping on a bike! The recent announcement that Arlington County had set aside $300,000 to plow bike trails during what is expected to be a snowier-than-usual winter will make commuting by bike even more viable in cold months.
For those of us who avoid outdoor exercise in cold weather, Brendan Casey of Arlington Transportation Partners, who gets around town every day on his bike, had some great tips on keeping a cycling routine going, year round:
BikeArlington also created a terrific infographic with their tips on cycling in cold weather!