06/14/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

10 Reasons To Love National Bike Month

Did you know that cycling is almost comically efficient? You're getting around 3 times as fast as walking but burning the same amount of energy. You're like a car that does 1,037 kilometres a litre. Part of it is the sensible weight ratio: you're around 6 times heavier than your bike, compared to your car being 20 times heavier than you.

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