The bicycle is one of the greatest environmental discoveries ever invented. In the early days, bicycles actually helped ease a pollution problem that most of us have forgotten about: city streets clogged with horse droppings. Today, they improve the environment in numerous ways.
And they do more than clear the air. North Americans are notorious for using more resource than we need, and far more than the rest of the world. Riding a bicycle is a reasonable way to live a little closer to the world norm. For instance:
-On a bicycle you take up little space, burn no gasoline and produce no waste, and A bike can travel 1,600 kilometres (960 miles) on…
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