take a bike!

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Did you know? A half-hour commute by bicycle burns about 8 calories per minute, or 24 pounds of fat per year. And for every 5-mile trip you cycle rather than drive, you save 1 kg of carbon dioxide (based on  200 g/km by car).

Source: “How Can I Stop Climate Change?”

And, with gas prices now exceeding $4/gallon in some areas, the more you substitute the bicycle for the car, the fatter your wallet!

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