Some of the benefits that you get from cycling:
* saving money on gas, train fare, and parking
* endorphin buzz and aerobic exercise, which helps you to get ready for the day
* environmental benefits
Some answers to excuses for not cycling:
1) It's not safe to ride in rush-hour traffic.
Answer: It may be possible to get around on streets with less traffic. Even if you have to ride a few extra blocks, or even miles, you will get more exercise and enjoyment from riding!
(Source: "Bicycling Magazine's 1,000 All-Time Best Tips," edited by Ben Hewitt)
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