National Bike to Work Week is May 14th-18th

National Bike to Work Week is May 14th-18th

 Here are our top tips to get you started biking to work and to stay motivated:

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Commuting by Bike is one of the most healthy lifestyle changes you can make. If you don't already commute by bike here are 5 Tips to Help You Start Commuting By Bike:

  1. Plan your route.  Choose a low-stress route with bike lanes or quiet side streets.
  2. Use the bike you have, take bike share if you have one in your city or borrow a bike.
  3. Dress for the weather.  Bring a rain jacket if it is likely to rain, bring a change of clothes if your commute is over 5 miles. If you start to overheat stop and remove layers.
  4. Bring a lock or store your bike in a secure building.
  5. Repeat. It takes 66 days for a new behavior to become automatic.Tips on how to Commute by Bike


Stay motivated, 5 reasons to keep bike commuting:

  1. You save money, it costs just $308 per year in bike upkeep compared to $9,000 for owning a car.
  2. The average person loses 13 pounds in the first year of bike commuting.
  3. Cycling helps reduce stress and improves your mental health.
  4. Bike Commuters are entitled to a $20 per month tax-free reimbursement for bike-related expenses.
  5. You’ll always get the best parking spot.

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 Get Free Shipping + $15 off your order over $50 or more when you enter the code: BikeToWork at checkout May 14th-18th at www.showerspass.comShowers Pass Instagram photo contest

Bike to Work Day Photo Contest! May 14th-18th

Tag us in your bike to work photos on Instagram for a chance to win a $200 gift certificate. 
To enter tag us @showerspass on Instagram with hashtag #biketogearcontest
We will choose a winner Wednesday, May 23rd.  No purchase necessary.