# Is cycling 2 miles a day good?

## Is cycling 2 miles a day good?

It’s good for your heart According to the British Heart Foundation, cycling 20 miles per week or two and a half miles per day – that ride to the store, dinner, or work – reduces your risk of heart disease by half.

What is a reasonable cycling commute?

The answer of this question is dependent on multiple factors, but the quick answer is 5-10 miles is a reasonable distance to bike to work. Depending on the route it should take 30 to 60 minutes to ride to work.

How many miles does the average cyclist ride per day?

Typically, an average person can cycle between 56 to 60 miles (90 to 96 Kilometers) in a day. Give or take a few. That said, it’s worth repeating, in my opinion what matters more is the bike ride itself and not really how far you went in a day.

### Is 2 miles a long bike ride?

The average time to bike a mile is three to four minutes. For example, professional cyclists can bike 2 miles or more in that time, while an average person cycling leisurely normally takes around 6 minutes at 10mph to complete a mile.

Is a 10 mile commute too long?

Up to 10 miles each way is a reasonable bike commuting distance for a person of average fitness level. Riding 10 miles at a moderate pace in normal traffic conditions takes about 1 hour.

Is 20 miles too far to cycle to work?

So, to answer the question “how far is too far to bike to work?” I’d have to say that it’s largely up to you, but 10 to 20 miles seems to be a reasonable distance – any more than that and it starts to be too much. If you’re a person I surveyed who commutes 30 miles each way, five days a week – you’re a true champ.

## Can you use a road bike for a commute?

There’s nothing stopping you using your standard road bike for the commute – and if you’re already a dedicated roadie using your bike for weekend and leisure rides then it makes sense to get still more use out of it.

How often do people get killed while cycling?

In 2015, there was roughly 1 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualty per 1 million miles cycled and 1 KSI casualty per roughly 100,000 hours of cycling. So when people say “you’re more likely to be killed crossing the road”, they’re right.

Which is more dangerous walking or cycling to work?

In fact, according to Government statistics, the most dangerous form of transport after motorcycling (which is a long way out in front), isn’t cycling or driving – it’s walking. In 2015, there was roughly 1 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualty per 1 million miles cycled and 1 KSI casualty per roughly 100,000 hours of cycling.

### Which is the best bike for long distance riding?

Best suited for use on tarmac, road bikes are the best way to ride long distances fast. However, a road bike subjected to constant abuse from potholes, poor weather and rough terrain will inevitably deteriorate quicker than a hardier bike.

How many miles does it take to ride a bike?

Even if you don’t consider yourself very fit you should still give bike commuting a try. Start with a shorter bike commute of two to five miles and over time you’ll get more fit and you’ll go faster and faster especially if you have the right bike.

There’s nothing stopping you using your standard road bike for the commute – and if you’re already a dedicated roadie using your bike for weekend and leisure rides then it makes sense to get still more use out of it.

Which is the best bike to take on vacation?

Folders are also popular among those who want a bike they can take on vacation with ease – in the trunk of the car or back of the camper van. There are several B’Twin Tilt models available, all of which follow the same folding system, adjustable bar and saddle height, to make them ideal for sharing.

## Is it possible to go faster on a bike?

If you get fitter and more powerful, you’ll go faster on your bicycle, that is a fact. However, to get fitter, you will have to go training. Experienced riders and beginners forget about this important fact: Eating whilst riding is very important when you’re on your bike for more than 90 minutes.