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Published on November 10th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan


Cyclists Live Longer

November 10th, 2010 by

Bicyclists in Groningen, the Netherlands

Think bicycling is too dangerous? Think again. The health benefits of bicycling outweigh the dangers of accidents with cars and air pollution in yet another study on this matter. The new study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, found that regular cyclists can be expected to live 3-14 months longer than non-cyclists.

Read more about this and related studies on BikeRadar: Regular Cyclists ‘could Live 14 Months Longer Than Car Drivers’

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Photo Credit: Bicyclists in Groningen, the Netherlands by Zachary Shahan (me)

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to and click on the relevant buttons.

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