Bicycles are usually small with two wheels. Bicycles are green transportation.
Bicycles can be used as an environmentally friendly means of transportation for walking and traveling.
More and more people use bicycles as fitness equipment for cycling exercise and travel. Cycling itself is also a competitive sport, including road cycling, mountain cycling, track cycling, stunt cycling, and so on.
Bicycles are a traditional industry with a history of more than 100 years. Due to the problems of environmental protection and transportation, bicycles have become the favorite transportation and fitness tools for residents of countries all over the world, especially developed countries.
The center of the world's bicycle industry is shifting from the traditional means of transportation to the sport and leisure types. In the United States, Europe, Japan, and other developed countries, the bicycle is a popular sport, fitness, leisure, and entertainment product.
There is a huge demand for bicycles in the world every year. According to the statistics of CYCLEPRESS Japan, the demand for bicycles in the world remains at the level of 106 million, and the annual transaction volume of bicycles is about 5 billion dollars.
Bicycles first originated in France. In 1791, Frenchman C. Siferak added two wooden wheels to the toy horse, which needs the rider to use his feet to move on the ground. In 1817, Frenchman K. Derleth invented the horse with wheels that could turn.
In 1839, Scotsman K. Macmillan made the wheels steel which is smaller at the front and larger at the back. It is driven by pedals attached to the rear wheels.
In 1874, the Englishman H.J. Lawson installed a chain, sprocket, and another transmission mechanism on two-wheel bicycles.
This was the beginning of the modern variety of bicycles.
Cycling has many advantages.
1. Develop your brain and improve your physique. Since cycling is a hetero-lateral exercise, it can improve the agility of the nervous system.
The left and right brain functions can be developed simultaneously by alternating pedaling of both legs. Cycling can also effectively exercise lower limb muscle strength and enhance overall endurance.
2. Lose weight. Because in cycling, the body is engaged in periodic aerobic exercise. Exercisers can effectively consume more calories, long-term persistence can receive significant weight loss effects.
Cycling is a kind of exercise to strengthen cardio-cerebrovascular and cardiopulmonary function.
3. Reduce stress. Regular exercise is good for relieving psychological pressure. Especially when it comes to outdoor cycling. People are focused, enjoy some sights along the way, and meet friends in groups.
4. Riding a bike can go faster than walking. Traffic is so heavy in the city that sometimes driving is slower than walking. Cycling is the wiser choice. The convenience of their own at the same time also plays a role in protecting the environment and reducing vehicle exhaust emissions.