You can be a bicyclist! You can ride at any age with any speed. That is the nicest thing about riding a bike. I know many cyclist one particular cyclist that caught my eye here in Raleigh is Tom Martin now in the 80's..I remembered back in 2012 he was in 70's and as of now still active in his 80's is still rocking it! Here is a Video he gave me.
Your goals for riding your bike areyours. As a unique individual you can ride at your own pace you feel comfortable,
Once you’ve set your goal, then the hard work begins! Find like-minded friends and groups. Cycling can be quite a hobby that improves many different aspects of your life. Not only your health, but your private life can also improve significantly if you take up cycling as a regular activity. You can look younger and preserve many years of your life by fighting risky diseases if you cycle, for 30-40 minutes every day. Not only that, there are so many effects of cycling that you will notice once you start.
Whether you choose to cycle to get fit, for competitive purposes, or even for social reasons, riding a bicycle regularly is an excellent way to keep your mind and body happy. Let’s take a look at the mental benefits of cycling:
1. Reduces stress Let’s face it, life can be really demanding sometimes. Getting out on your bicycle every day helps to reduce these stresses. Not only has it been proven that cardiovascular exercise helps to reduce stress and ease anxiety, but cycling, in particular, has been said to benefit the rider’s overall state of mind. 2. Reduces risk of depressionThe sheer enjoyment of riding a bike can be enough to ease the mind of some of its demons and reduce the risk of depression and mental illness. 3. Helps you sleep betterRiders are able to get their circadian rhythm in sync by riding regularly. In addition, cycling can help to reduce levels of cortisol in the body which is a stress hormone that may block regenerative, deep sleep. It also can positively affect brain serotonin which can improve your sleep cycles. 4. Improves your memoryAs aging sets it, it is often difficult to maintain a sharp memory. Riding a bike helps to build new brain cells in the hippocampus, this is the region of the brain responsible for a person’s memory. 5. Helps you feel goodPeople who choose to cycle instead of drive gain a sense of pride by helping save the environment. Reducing your carbon footprint and avoiding adding to the world’s pollution does a wonder for making you feel good about yourself. Cyclists enjoy the benefits of a “cycling high”. Similar to a “runner’s high”, cyclists often note that the endorphins that come from the physical exercise of riding a bike make them feel happy. 6. Improves creative thinkingAll kinds of artists and musicians take a bike ride when they are suffering a mental block. The ability to exercise while getting fresh air helps to sharpen problem-solving skills as well as creativity. Avid cyclists note that they have an addiction to riding. This positive addiction is a great way to refocus your mind’s energy into a positive place. 7. Helps boost productivityRecent studies have suggested thatemployees who bike to work are more productive. In addition, a quick afternoon bike ride can boost your energy levels and help you have a more productive evening. Cycling is a great sport for many reasons. Giving your mind that extra boost of positivity is important for your overall happiness. The psychological and mental advantages of riding a bike regularly are something that really helps maintain cheerfulness in our daily lives.
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Bike tune ups and bike sales are by appointment 919 696 5342
Please schedule an appointment prior to coming between: 8 am -3 pm Monday-Saturday and on Sundays from 7 am -11 am
I am here 7 days a week during daylight hours. Please don’t wear flip flop (Sandals) is for your safety come with proper shoes and bring a helmet.. I am located at Ample Storage 5212 Old Wake Forest Road. Please do not block the gate, you can park on the left side there are 2 Spaces . Once you have arrive please call or text then I will come and open the gate for you. 919 696 5342