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Take the Test: Are you with the Right Bike?

August 8th, 2012

Ever get that nagging feeling that the grass is greener on the other side? Do you sometimes catch yourself looking ever so slightly at other bikes in the neighborhood? Then it might behoove you to explore this infographic created by REI to make sure you’re in the right bike relationship.

Have fun with it!

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Infographic: How Bikes Can Save Us

December 14th, 2011

We love all of the bicycle-inspired infographics popping up these days. This one makes it pretty clear: you’re going to save a lot of money and maybe your life by riding your bike to work. A few choice bits we pulled out…

  • 20 bikes can be parked in the same space as 1 car
  • Bikes are 50% faster than cars during rush hour
  • Adding 30 minutes of daily cycling saves us $544 in medical costs annually
  • The average person loses 13 pounds in their first year of riding

Definitely makes us feel good about hopping on our bikes everyday.

Biking And Health
Created by: Healthcare Management Degree

Every Wednesday on Ditch Your Car we’ll be bringing you just another reason to spend more time on two wheels. Be it a photo, a statistic or an inspirational video, we want to keep reminding you about why riding is great!

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Ditch Your Car: Biking By the Numbers

November 2nd, 2011

Awesome infographic put together by our friends over at Nau, using data from Bikes Belong, an advocacy group whose work helps to promote cycling nation-wide. via Nau

In getting to know the Boulder-based organization, we also got exposed to their thought-provoking data. But while the numbers are great, a picture is better.

Enough to make you want to ditch your car and ride your bike? Yeah, we thought so.

Every Wednesday on Ditch Your Car we’ll be bringing you just another reason to spend more time on two wheels. Be it a photo, a statistic or an inspirational video, we want to keep reminding you about why riding is great!

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Travel Tuesday: Which State Has the Most Passports?

April 5th, 2011

How many of you out there have a passport? We’re assuming since you’re Osprey-loving, blog-reading, adventurous types, chances are that you do. Check out this interesting infographic on passport ownership by state.

How does your state rank?

And if you’re still in the sans passport group, you might want to pay extra attention to the new regulations that went into effect on April 1, 2011.

Our friends at Gadling report that “the U.S. Department of State now requires the full names of the applicant’s parent(s) to be listed on all certified birth certificates to be considered as primary evidence of U.S. citizenship for all passport applicants, regardless of age. Certified birth certificates missing this information are no longer acceptable as evidence of citizenship.”

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