Get Ready for Cycling

07 May Get Ready for Cycling

Welcome to May, warm weather, and National Bike Month 2018!

There are loads of reasons to ride your bike to work, to school, or for just for fun. Cycling positively impacts your health and the environment. According to Cycling Weekly magazine online, cycling:

  • Helps build muscle and improves lung function
  • Promotes weight loss
  • Improves mental well-being
  • Boosts your brain power
  • Can strengthen your immune system

Cycling is low impact on both your body and the environment. If you ride with others, cycling can help you grow your social circle. What a great win-win situation!

Need ideas for a cycling outing this summer? Feeling adventurous? La Porte County has 20 bike loops to explore. For other ideas, check out the latest issue of Bicycling magazine or browse our catalog for cycling maintenance or training titles.

To get ready for  summer cycling,  join us on Wednesday, May 9, 6:00 pm, to learn the ABCs of Basic Bike Maintenance. Our guest presenters from the Bike Stop will cover what you need to know about airing up your tires, inspecting your brakes, as well as cleaning and chain maintenance.