IS CYCLING BETTER THAN RUNNING? A slideshow article in Active.com " 14 Reasons Why Cycling is Better than Running" by Brian Kendall makes this statement, had lead to posing this question. This post is just for fun, because OF COURSE it's not! But, since I have cycling enthusiasts in the family, it recognizes their cool sport. I think there was a need to repeat reasons to get up to 14; coasting is fairly similar to going downhill and all that gear is the same. Cycling to work is dangerous, although I have tripped and fallen while running (twice) and broken a finger and bloodied my face. BUT, I must agree that you can travel on a bicycle but cannot easily run to travel somewhere distant. Happy cycling everyone!
[Edited 12 noon: image added of my simple bicycle (actually belonged to my grown daughter as a teen; probably should update gear). Paddleboard in background is reminder that improvements in strength and balance for stronger running can add enjoyment and competence to other sports]
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