Health Bicyclists in Groningen, the Netherlands

Published on November 10th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

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Cyclists Live Longer

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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