Bikes Make Life Better

Blog

Bikes Build Better Business

What does it mean when Facebook and Target both earn recognition as Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Businesses, a designation held by fewer than a dozen companies nationwide? It means that developments in corporate bike programs have reached an all-time high; that Nasdaq 50 and Fortune 100 business alike see the value of bike investments; that sectors […]

Are Bike Commuters Healthier?

To an employer, health means a productive workforce, a critical element in generating goods and services that create a profit. Think of a healthy workforce like the grease in a well-oiled machine. Without it, the engine will wear rapidly, overheat, seize and quit. Investments in employee health are critical and can be analyzed as any other element of production, based on ROI.

Corporate Bike Fleets: Risky Business?

We often think first of the risks: Bike accidents. Injured employees. Lost, stolen, and vandalized bikes.
It’s a wonder that any corporation, government agency or university has implemented a bike fleet. Yet the best and brightest have – and have done so successfully.

Bike-to-Work Day Momentum

It was Bike-to-Work Day (BTWD) here in the San Francisco Bay Area and thousands of cyclists hit the streets. It felt like Amsterdam, where bikes outnumbered cars, in some instances by as much as 3 to 1. Every year, companies, local governments, transportation authorities and bike coalitions around the country support BTWD to encourage more […]

Bicycles as Employee Gifts

Two years ago, Ikea did something revolutionary (quite literally). They gave every one of their 12,400 U.S. workers a bike as a holiday gift.