• Fact: Riding a bike is an economic gain; driving a car is an economic loss

    This fact has been widely circulated on the interwebs over the last week so it probably comes as a surprise to no one that riding a bike is a net economic gain while driving is a net economic loss. How do we know that? From Copenhagen, of course. They took a look at all the …

  • Fact: the flu is more deadly than biking

    It’s been a few months since we highlighted facts about riding a bike but this one caught my eye this morning. The New York Times broke down the likelihood you’ll be killed in various ways. It turns out “bike accidents” kill 762 people per year which puts riding a bike well below drowning, falling, drug-resistant …

  • Fact: Cycling Helps Rural Communities

    Ok, here’s a real fact today: riding a bike helps rural communities. It’s something that Russ from Path Less Pedaled has laid out pretty clearly. It’s also something that anyone who’s been on Cycle Oregon is well aware of. This year after Cycle Oregon wrapped up, riders filled out a survey to help quantify the …

  • Fact: Cycling is a Display of Professionalism

    Alright, I’m sorry. This isn’t really a fact. But this video, which I found via Copenhagenize, has such a formal title that I feel like I shouldn’t question its factualness. “Golden Tree” by Martin Brooks from Ninian Doff on Vimeo.