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10 REASONS FOR BIKE TO WORK

Do you need some extra motivation? We show you 10 reasons for bike to work - and then nothing stands in the way of the next challenge.

1. EXPERIENCE HAPPINESS

After 20 minutes of exercise your body releases the messenger substances serotonin and dopamine. These help you to achieve new feelings of happiness in a natural way. In addition, a morning bike ride increases your receptiveness and concentration.


2. IMPROVE YOUR FITNESS

30 minutes exercise a day have a significantly positive effect on your fitness and health. Regular exercise leads to a lower resting pulse rate and a higher oxygen level in your blood count. Jump on your bike and stay in good shape!


3. GET RID OF STRESS

Is your day made up of stress, hectic rush and deadline pressure? Sufficient exercise helps you to get rid of stress hormones and give your body and mind the relaxation needed. bike to work makes it easy to achieve a balance between everyday stress and relaxation.


4. SAVE MONEY

Going to work on your bike saves money! Season tickets, petrol, parking, taxes.... Many commuters recognize how attractive a bike is as a means of transport and an ever-increasing number of them opt for the bike. For example, people who drive ten kilometres to work every day, spend yearly around CHF 600.- for petrol alone.


5. SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT

Transport accounts for one third of the greenhouse gas emissions produced in Switzerland. Ride to work by bike, avoid producing CO2 and particle emissions and noise. In 2022 bike to work participants covered over 22 million kilometres by bicycle and saved 3194 tons of CO2.


6. PROMOTE TEAM SPIRIT

One for all, and all for one! You ride in the team, exchange experiences and motivate each other. Together with 80,000 other cyclists you are part of the bike to work community. Discover the #biketowork Moments of others on Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram.

7. PRIZES AND BENEFITS

For participants in bike to work it's not only fun and fitness that are guaranteed, but also access to exclusive benefits offered by our partners, and the chance to win individual and team prizes worth a total of over CHF 130,000.-! Just sign up, join in and ride your bike to work on at least 50% of your work days.


8. BE A ZIPPY COMMUTER

Train cancellations, overloaded buses, delays in public transport, crowded streets and traffic jams are all part of everyday traffic. On a bike or an e-bike you can swiftly and calmly bypass the traffic jams and get to your place of work in a comfortable and relaxed fashion.


9. ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE

Participating in bike to work means always experiencing new things. Discover a new way to work, ride through the warm summer evening after work or smell the sweet scent of lime tree blossom in June. Share your experiences on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram with #biketowork and @biketoworkch.


10. KNOW WHAT IT IS LIKE TO BE COOL

Biking is in, whether you bike with a colourful Fixie, a fast racing bike or a comfortable Beach Cruiser. There are also some rather cool gadgets and accessories, not forgetting many smartphone apps. Get on your bike now!



«The morning hours are especially beautiful, when the sun rises above the Aare and the light is reflected in its flowing waters, the morning summer air replaces the little coffee, when you pedal through the wood, the birds twitter and here and there a fox peeps round a corner, or when you ride past a traffic jam with a touch of malicious glee.»

Matthias Kühne
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Participate in your company

Is your company registered for the bike to work Challenge? Great! Log in, jump on your bike as often as possible and with a bit of luck you can win great prizes.

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Win

Win prizes worth a total of CHF 130,000.-! If you bike to work on more than 50% of your workdays, you take part in the grand prize draw. Look around and find your dream prize.

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Benefits

In cooperation with our partners exclusive offers are available. Discover the benefits now and take advantage of attractive discounts.

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