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.
You most likely have it already!
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.