Cycling Fact: Riding a Bike Saves Time

Yes, riding a bike often saves time because cars have a nasty habit of creating traffic jams while people on bicycles get to glide on by the snarled traffic. But did you know that riding a bicycle is akin to saving 500 hours of work each year?

After doing a little number crunching, The Urban Country reports that driving a car ends up costing the average American about 2 hours of each workday while riding a bike costs a measly 3.84 minutes of work each day. That means you’re car is costing roughly three months of work each year. Sound crazy to you? Check out the math.

And that’s just one of many facts about riding a bike that make it a prudent decision.

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