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Cycling

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Transcript of Cycling

Cycling
design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi

* Bicycling or biking

* for transport, recreation, or for sport.

* "Cyclists", "Bikers" or "Bicyclists"

what is cycling?
Improve both physical and mental health
Cycling and specific health issues
Low impact
Benefits of cycling
Recreational cycling behavior
What is cycling make it leisure for you?
Background
Introduced in the
19th century
One billion worldwide.
*cycling is economic, environmental, convenient and flexible
A good muscle workout
Easy
Good for strength and stamina
As intense as you want
A fun way to get fit
Time-efficient
Henrik Troy
Joker Danni
Jane Jody

Obesity and weight control
Cardiovascular disease
Mental illness
Motivating and constraining factors
Main motivation of cycling
Recreational:
Bicycle Touring
Mountain
Organized rides
Racing
War

Racing


Large races became popular during the 1890s "Golden Age of Cycling", with events across Europe, and in the U.S. and Japan as well. At one point, almost every major city in the US had a velodrome or two for track racing events, however since the middle of the 20th century cycling has become a minority sport in the US .
War
In the Second Boer War, both sides used bicycles for scouting. In World War I, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand used bicycles to move troops.
Leisure for them
For more information: http://www.bikearlington.com/pages/maps-rides/group-rides-clubs/
Kidical Mass:
It is a FUN bike ride for kids and their families.
Social science perspective
environmental sustainability

change the way we live
Environmental sustainability
Change the way we live
X
Greenhouse pollution: direct emissions
X
Air pollution
X

Noise pollution
X

Urban sprawl
X

Health issues
Government
Encouragement of cycling
The bicycle is much smaller slower speeds and lower maintenance and infrastructure needs than the car.
Car-free city centers, or a shift to more bicycle-centered urban design can make great savings in our transport systems’ chain of impact.
Energy use and greenhouse emissions associated with the provision of infrastructure and services for bicycles are considerably less than the requirements for cars.
Evidence

about
gender differences
in cycling
More likely to do by bicycle
Men (1062)
Women (800)
Cycle on-road
Cycle off-road
V S
Thanks for listening
Any questions?
In the sample of 1862 cyclists from research
Men have 3.55 trips per week
Women have 3.05 trips per week
But they both have the same motivation

Cycling for recreation and health!
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