Bike to Work Day commute, in the middle of the night

ByRachelle R. Sowell

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COLORADO SPRINGS — In this Your Wholesome Household, arrive alongside with me for a dawn patrol bicycle commute to perform on Bicycle to Do the job Working day in Colorado Springs.

There are so lots of health and fitness rewards that come with cycling, and it can be accomplished properly even at what is my typical time to head into work, basically the middle of the night time.

This is the initially Back to Get the job done Working day in the Springs since 2019. A person of the finest components of receiving on the roads way in advance of rush hour is there are basically no vehicles to deal with. Bicycle headlights not only light our way – but together with our tail lights preserve us quite obvious to the number of cars me and my using husband or wife Cary Katalin arrive throughout.

The 15 mile experience to Popcycle Bridge requires us just beneath an hour. As soon as at perform on site, it’s time to say hello to passing bikers, inviting them to love some pancakes and knock out a couple of stay photographs and interviews for Information5 Today.

Soon after we wrap up about 9 a.m., the to start with portion of my function working day is in excess of, and it is time to journey about 4 miles back to the KOAA studios.

Following finishing a report on the functions of the early morning for News5 at noon, at about 11 a.m. it’s back on the bicycle to journey the 14 miles again household.

To retain my bike commute house harmless, now that it’s the middle of the working day and there are a great deal more autos on the road than when I rode in, I’m driving on the Santa Fe Path from the station and onto the gravel area up by way of the Air Force Academy, and then property.

My bicycle commute will come out to about 32 miles spherical excursion, with about 1,700 calories burned and not a fall of gasoline in my car utilized. It is a fairly very good feeling on numerous concentrations. You should give it a try!