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Bike more, live longer.

Hey guess what? Bicycling is good for your health and a recent University of Wisconsin-Madison study, proves it.

Live longer: Go by bike?
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin at Madison have confirmed: Bicycling is good for your health. That’s not exactly new. The most interesting aspect of the study is that they were able to quantify the benefits.

The researchers found that 20% of car trips within that region were for distances of 5 miles or less. If even just half of these short trips were made by bike instead of car, the impact would still be a $3.8 billion in savings, and 400 fewer deaths each year.

Read more here.

Source: Bicycle Habitat’s blog.

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