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
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
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!