World Bicycle Day

World Bicycle Day: Aim & Quotes on Bicycle Day

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World Bicycle Day is celebrated on 3rd June. The day’s aim is to spread awareness among people about the benefits of running a bicycle. 

A bicycle is a simple, clean, affordable and environment friendly mode of transportation. In 2018, the United Nations passed a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly during its 72nd regular session and  The adoption was made by more than 193 states and people in regional and international areas to adopt the bicycle. It encourages people to use Bicycles to reduce health problems such as diabetes , heart disease and reduce fat. Bicycles provide flexibility in the body. Its significant role is to keep the body fit. 

Bicycles is the basic transportation. It saves the environment from pollution. Cycle reduces noise pollution, air transportation and protects green spaces. In the Netherlands, Japan, Norway and some other countries, bicycles are considered as the main mode of transport. Bicycle also increase the strength of the body. 

Why World Bicycle Day is celebrated?

  • To promote road safety
  • To save the environment
  • To keep the body fit
  • To improve transport infrastructure planning and development.

Benefits of Bicycle

  • Improves Mental Health – Cycle improves mental health and has a positive impact on mind and body. It reduces stress, anxiety and depression. 
  • Improves strength and endurance- Cycle improves strength and flexibility of the body especially arms and legs. For arms, it is a good muscle workout and the lower body part gets more flexible.
  • Helps with coordination and balance – Cycle helps to improve coordination and balance. It makes your body posture better. 
  • Improve Stamina – Cycle improves to build stamina power.
  • Heart Disease – Cycle reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Help in weight reduction – Cycle may also help in weight management and obesity and also burn calories of the body.
  • Strong legs – Cycle helps to make your legs stronger.
  • Aerobic activity – Cycle is an Aerobic activity that is good for curing disease.
  • Prevent Disease – Cycling helps in the prevention and  management of the disease. 
  • Don’t require great skill- Compared to other sports Cycling does not require great skills.

Aim to celebrate World Bicycle Day – 

  • Bicycles are good for the environment. Bicycles does not cause air and noise pollution. It is eco-friendly and sustainable for the environment. It promotes road safety also.
  • It is a great exercise that improves mental health and reduces strength, anxiety and depression. It improves strength and flexibility of the body, especially arms and legs. It builds stamina , reduces heart disease, and keeps the body fit. It helps to reduce weight and prevent disease. 

Quotes on bicycle Day

  • Nothing compares with the simple pleasure of a bike ride. – John F Kennedy
  • -Cyclists see considerably more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well applied, will cure most ills this flesh is heir to. Dr. K.K. Doty
  • Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. — Mark Twain
  • -Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle, and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring. -Desmond Tutu
  • -Cycling isn’t a game, it’s a sport. Tough, hard, and unpitying, and it requires great sacrifices. One plays football, tennis, or hockey. One doesn’t play at cycling. -Jean de Gribaldy
  • Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein
  • Save the Planet. Ride a cycle.
  • You can’t be sad while riding a cycle.
  • Life is like riding a cycle. To keep your balance you’ll have to keep moving. – Albert Einstein.
  • When in doubt, pedal it out.
  • Ever bike? Now that’s something that makes life worth living.
  • “Riding bicycles will not only benefit the individual but the world at large.” – Emeritus Professor of Environmental Policy, Berlin.

Kirti Aggarwal

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