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Hi Kanu Hawaii Members, my name is Jasper. As part of my school project, I decided to raise awareness about the benefits of biking. It has positively impacted my life in ways I never had imagined. I want to share my experience with biking to you.
I first became acquainted with biking when my parents wanted me to exercise when I was 14. After they purchased a bike, I would occasionally ride at a park as a hobby. However, one day, I decided to bike to school for my first time, which was about two miles away. It seemed scary and tiring at first. While I biked on the road, cars were speeding past me. I was afraid someone would crash into me. Also, when I arrived at school, I would be very tired to learn.
However, I did not let these issues stop me from biking. As I continued to bike, I found ways to make biking easier for me. After researching online, I came across bicycle baskets to attach onto my bike. I decided that this would benefit me, because it would lighten the books I carried to school. After I biked with a basket, I noticed I was less tired when I arrived at school.
Retrospectively, biking is a great alternative to cars and buses. It comes with many advantages compared to driving a car. Biking helps the environment, allows me to stay in shape and save money. I could commute knowing that I am not polluting the environment. I discovered that every mile I bike than by car, I save a pound of carbon dioxide. At the same time, I am able to lose about 400 calories and save money during my commute. I wouldn't have to spend $25 dollars a month on bus passes.
Do you think you could take the initiative to commute by bike? Why or why not? Do you have any questions about my story?
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