Overall a good read. Too much emphasis on cycling for recreation though. All of these things apply to even cyclists like me who mainly just commute to work and go on an occasional longer ride for the fun of it.
From the 2,500-mile Pacific Crest Bicycle Trail to the colorful RAGBRAI across Iowa — complete with party buses and the occasional costume — it’s safe to say that long-distance cyclists lead extreme lifestyles. But as it turns out, logging miles upon miles on two wheels is also a fast track to health. Whether you pedal regularly or haven’t been behind the handlebars since your ride had training wheels, we could all learn a thing or two from cyclists.
Here’s what cyclists can teach the rest of us about leading a happier, healthier life.