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Although people of color make up about one third of the population, they make up 46.1 percent of pedestrian deaths.

No more excuses! Get back in the saddle!

In December, something happened to me. I had an excuse. “It was too cold.” For the next 2.5 months I had many excuses.

“It’s too icy.”
“I only live a block from the train.”
“My mom never learned to ride a bike.”

Now, as I see more and more people riding to work, my delicate fabric of excuses is starting to unravel. Every excuse has been replaced with two reasons to ride!

So today I shook the dust and dog hair off of my shell and pumped up my tires. On my ride, I got reacquainted with myself (I forgot how much thinking I do while on my bike!) I smiled and waved at pedestrians and other cyclists. I saved $2.25 ($4.50 round trip)! I’m back in the saddle!

For those of you that have been riding regularly – you rock! For those of you that haven’t, I challenge you to start riding! You can do it! You’ll find that your old Schwinn has been missing you, and you have missed it even more.