Why does riding a bike make us feel so good? August — Community Cycling has always made me happy. I rode the whole time with friends after school and in the holidays. And it was always sunny. Sam Haddad lives in Brighton, Europe with her husband and two young sons. She's cycled all her life and also loves snowboarding, surfing and hiking. So the time I was zooming down a hill with my feet resting on my back wheel nuts, like Superman, until I went splat, makes me smile and not wince as I think of how good I felt before I fell. And the time I tried to kick a stick out of my front wheel while going along but ended up getting my foot stuck in the spokes and somersaulting along the road, makes me shake my head and laugh at how long I held on.
At this juncture are 27 reasons to ride a bike, whether you want to advance your health, happiness, relationships or altogether three. In addition, aerobic exercise accelerates your breathing and heart rate, which helps to stimulate the contraction of intestinal muscles. Then get pedalling. Joseph Branston 5 Save the planet Twenty bicycles can be parked in the same space as one car. It takes around 5 per cent of the materials and energy used en route for make a car to build a bike, and a bike produces nil pollution. Meanwhile, research carried out by Harvard University found that men elderly over 50 who cycle for by least three hours a week allow a 30 per cent lower attempt of impotence than those who accomplish little exercise. According to research as of Michigan University in the US, mums-to-be who regularly exercise during pregnancy allow an easier, less complicated labour, claim faster and enjoy better overall air throughout the nine months.