Bicycle Commuting: An Introduction

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    40% of trips by car are less than 2 miles. Try replacing a few of these each week.

    Plan: Make a plan, dont wait to the last minute Prepare: Gather what you will need & get your bike ready Practice: Ride your proposed route at least one time before hand. With a bit of practice it becomes habit.

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    You most likely have it already!

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    Ride the bike you already have Get your bike tuned up Use what you already have for clothing

    Panniers & Rack: A great way to carry every thing. Fenders: Keep you dry and clean Lights: Expand your ride time, its the law. Rain Gear: Dont let the weather stop you

    Air: Make sure your tires are in good condition and inflated to the proper.

    Brakes: Make sure they are in working order. Cable & Chains: Make sure they are in good shape.

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