68 Miles

Need a little inspiration to get out of your car and start riding your bike to work? How about Scott Mason? Scott rides 34 miles one-way from Carefree to his job in Phoenix everyday:

“People think I’m crazy,” says Scott, but he doesn’t, “It was incredibly liberating in that I don’t have to deal with the frustration of traffic …. it’s just a disaster out there.”

In addition to beating the traffic, Scott also gets to enjoy the other perks of using a bicycle for transportation:

Turns out the benefit to biking was threefold. Mason saved money, he guesses 15 dollars a day at these gas prices. He lost weight, about 115 pounds in the last 2 years and has competed in triathlons. Plus he’s helping save the environment. Mason just sold his car.

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One thought on “68 Miles

  1. Dude. This is awesome!
    I have two buddies who had a competition to see how long they could bike commute without driving to work. Lasted over a year. Don’t know who won…

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