Hit The Pedals For Financial Health: How Cycling Affects Our Collective Wallet

September 21, 2019

 

Cardiovascular disease has long been the leading cause of death in America, resulting in $55 billion a year in medical costs. A study by the British Medical Journal, however, found that cyclists were 46% less likely to develop cardiovascular disease, therefore significantly reducing the burden on the economy. It’s clear to see that, beyond the benefits to both physical and mental health, cycling saves money, not only on an individual level, but for the economy as a whole.