Health benefits: Cycling is a great way to get in shape, tone your muscles, and lose unwanted pounds.
Save money: With the unpredictable changes in the cost of gas, cycling into work can save you hundreds of dollars a year.
Avoid traffic backups: Zip through traffic instead of waiting in line.
Bike to Work Day!
Harford County celebrates May as National Clean Commute Month with Bike to Work Day. Hosted by the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman, teams and convoys bike to and from “pit stops” on various days in May to promote biking as a fun, healthy, and low-cost transportation option. The event is held in cooperation with the city of Havre de Grace and U.S. Army Garrison APG. Learn more at https://biketoworkmd.com.
Bike Mentor Program
Whether you are new to cycling or you have experience but want some pointers on your commute strategy, contact one of our bike mentors. They are friendly, experienced cyclists who are interested in helping people get on the road.
Bike mentors can
Work with you to assess your route strategy
Provide tips on apparel, technique, and how to handle cycling in traffic
Accompany you a few times on your trip
Bike mentors cannot
Provide legal advice concerning your rights as a cyclist
Work on mechanical components of your bicycle
Assess your medical condition and state of health for exercising