5 Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling

Instead of driving, why not jump on your bike? Environmental awareness is higher up our agenda than ever, and everyone’s looking for new ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Cycling is a great way to stay active and save money – perfect for these unsettled financial times! Here are five fantastic reasons to switch to two wheels whenever you can!

Don’t worry about traffic jams:

One of the greatest things about cycling is you don’t have to stress over traffic or getting stuck in a line of cars. Whatever situation you’re in, you won’t get held up by roadworks or delays when you’re on your bike. Go around all obstacles with no problem, and move from A to B way faster than if you were driving. And cycling lets you check out places that are off-limits for cars so that you can see more and explore new parts of Aberdeen city and the surrounding area. So whether it’s a quick commute to work or an adventure across the country, biking will guarantee no traffic woes!

Get there fast by cycling:

There’s tons of chances that you can actually beat cars when it comes to getting around. It’s way easier weaving through traffic, and you can park your bike right up front at your destination. There’s also no extortionate parking charges when you’re on your bike! Of course, there are times when driving is still more efficient in terms of time, but if the roads aren’t congested or too far – an electric bike or even a mountain bike will do the trick in no time! It makes the perfect combo of speed and practicality for short trips.

Cycling Saves Money

Saving money:

Cycling is perfect for saving cash on transportation. Sure, you may need to invest in a bike and accessories, but the amount of cash saved on petrol and car maintenance over time will be more than enough to cover that. So don’t drive when you can cycle – it’s fast, environmentally friendly and it’ll put a bit more cash back in your pocket at the end of the day.

Get fit by cycling:

Cycling will give you a healthy dose of exercise and fresh air in just a fraction of the time it takes to drive. Not only that but it’s low-impact, so there’s no joint pain like with some high-impact exercises. And it gets you where you need to go! A lungful of fresh air and some light exercise can make all the difference to your outlook for the day too. What’s not to love about cycling?

Get Green

Cycling is one of the greenest forms of transportation around. It’s a no-brainer! Biking helps you reduce your carbon footprint, so you’re actively doing your part in keeping the planet clean. Plus, you don’t have to worry about wasting energy or resources like when driving a car. There’s no fuel needed for your bike other than your own sweat so it doesn’t produce any waste. That makes biking better for the environment and future generations alike!

Cycle then Taxi

Here at Aberdeen Taxis we think cycling is a great way to get green and get fit. Why not take the bike out today and get a taxi home? Our larger taxis have room enough for you, your bike and the shopping too!

You can pre-book your taxi home 24 hours a day on one of Aberdeen Taxis’ convenient platforms:

Call Aberdeen Taxis on 01224 200200
Download the Aberdeen Taxis app
Drop into the Aberdeen Taxis office at 5 Crown Street Aberdeen AB116HU  

Hop on your bike and get pedalling today!

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