1. 25% of all trips are made within a MILE of the home
2. The average person loses 13 lbs. their first year of commuting by bike.
3. The U.S. could save 462 million gallons of gasoline a year by increasing cycling from 1% to 1.5% of all trips.
4. Between 1960 and today the average weight of a 6-11 year old has increased 11 pounds.
5. 64% of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese.
6. You can park 14 bikes in the same space you can park one car.
7. Each U.S. rush-hour autocommuter spends an average of 50 hours a year stuck in traffic.
8. Just three hours of bicycling per week can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke by 50%.