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Advices, benefits and advantages of the bicycle

The individual and collective advantages of the cycle circulation are enormous. To move in bicycle improves the health, does not contaminate, provides autonomy, it is cheap, efficient and rapid, in addition to supposing a minimal space occupation. On the other hand, the bicycle constitutes a way of re-discovering the city, of seeing it descongestionada and of appreciating it from another point of view.

  • Energy efficiency:
    the energy consumption that needs the use of the bicycle is 50 times a minor that the one that needs a car. On the other hand, the energy used in the phase of manufacture of a motorcar would allow the manufacture of between 70 and 100 bicycles.

  • Health:
    to move in bicycle is a suitable way of doing exercise. Also it does not contaminate, and progress is silent, that is to say, the individual and collective health at the same time.

  • Under cost:
    the costs of acquisition and maintenance of the bicycle are very lower than those of the motorcar, 30-40 times lower. If there are analyzed the collective expenses of construction and conservation of the road infrastructure and the regulation of the circulation, for the same transport capacity the bicycle needs between an investment 10 and 20 times minor than the motorized traffic.

  • Autonomy:
    when the distances turn out to be too long to be realized on foot, the bicycle constitutes a form independent from mobility. It is easy to handle to almost all the ages and almost in any physical form, in addition to being cheap and accessible.

  • Safety:
    the bicycle is not a way of dangerous transport, since it is not capable of producing in general big damages and helps to improve the road safety calming the traffic, since where his use grows, there diminishes the entire number and the gravity of accidents.

  • Rapidity:
    for distances of up to 5 kilometers the bicycle appears like the most rapid transport way in the displacements "door to door" urban.

  • Space occupation:
    so much in circulation as parking the space occupied by the bicycles in obviously very lower than the needed one by the motorcars. The cycle carrying capacity multiplies by 10 that of a route for motorcars. In the space of a square of parking of motorcar they would fit up to 20 bicycles.

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