Bike to Work Day commute, in the middle of the night

Alma L. Figueroa

COLORADO SPRINGS — In this Your Wholesome Family, arrive together with me for a dawn patrol bike commute to do the job on Bike to Get the job done Day in Colorado Springs.

There are so a lot of well being benefits that occur with biking, and it can be accomplished safely even at what is my typical time to head into work, generally the center of the night.

This is the initially Back again to Operate Day in the Springs given that 2019. 1 of the finest parts of having on the roads way just before hurry hour is there are mainly no autos to deal with. Bike headlights not only light-weight our way – but along with our tail lights preserve us quite noticeable to the few cars me and my using associate Cary Katalin arrive throughout.

The 15 mile ride to Popcycle Bridge takes us just below an hour. When at work on location, it’s time to say hi to passing bikers, inviting them to get pleasure from some pancakes and knock out a few are living pictures and interviews for News5 These days.

Right after we wrap up about 9 a.m., the to start with element of my get the job done working day is more than, and it’s time to experience about 4 miles back again to the KOAA studios.

Following ending a report on the activities of the early morning for News5 at noon, at about 11 a.m. it’s again on the bicycle to trip the 14 miles back again dwelling.

To retain my bicycle commute home safe, now that it is the center of the day and there are a ton additional cars on the street than when I rode in, I’m using on the Santa Fe Trail from the station and on to the gravel area up by the Air Power Academy, and then property.

My bicycle commute comes out to about 32 miles spherical journey, with about 1,700 energy burned and not a fall of gasoline in my vehicle utilised. It’s a pretty very good feeling on several ranges. You really should give it a attempt!

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