City Bikes Distributor, Linus Bikes, Releases Statement Regarding London’s Biking Increase

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As “Boris bikes” and the Olympic Games have increased the usage of biking in London, Linus Bikes responds to an article published on London Evening Standard and releases a statement regarding the health benefits of bike riding.

On July 31st, city bikes distributor, Linus Bikes, commented on the health benefits of London’s transformation into a cycling city, as events like the Tour de France and Olympic Games have been inspiring Britons to increase travel by bicycle.

The article states that due to Bradley Wiggins’ recent win of the Tour de France, Britons have been inspired to cycle more than ever. Mayor Boris Johnson has been pushing the biking trend by implementing more biking lanes. According to London Evening Standard, “Many Olympics visitors may well find that Boris bikes are the quickest and easiest way to navigate the city.” “Boris bikes” are helping more than a million people ride their bikes every day in this city alone. He is hoping to see a further increase in biking numbers while also making the activity safer.In the past 12 years, the amount of cyclists in London has more than doubled.

Linus spokesperson China Reevers released a statement on the matter, saying: “It’s great to see such an increase in the popularity of biking in England. Events like the British victory in the Tour de France and the Olympic Games as catalysts only bolster the renewed interest in bicycling. At Linus, we like to see that people are using bikes to get exercise while participating in the ‘green’ movement. Not only does cycling burn calories, but it improves heart health, builds stamina, improves coordination and even relieves stress all while saving gas and car emissions.”

“Boris bikes” are helping people travel London during this very busy time of the Olympic Games. Used by both residents and visitors, biking in London has increased. As stated by the article, “London is now a cycling city and we should be proud of it.”

Linus Bikes is a California-based bicycle manufacturer that specializes in creating vintage style city bikes and commuter bikes. Not simply a bicycle company, Linus Bikes sells a complete line of accessories for the environmentally conscious and for those who have a fondness for European style bicycles and the great tradition of European cycling.

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