Home > Fitness > Sport > Cycling 23 November 2010 10 reasons to start cycling If you still cannot think why cycling is fun, here are 10 good reasons. 0 How bikes and cars can peacefully coexist on the road Really funny cycling moments Cycling is an enjoyable way of getting fit – and enjoyment means you are more likely to stay at it and therefore keep fit! Join in one of South Africa's most popular sports. It’s a great way to explore the scenic routes of some of the most beautiful cities in the world. Each city has it’s own attractions, but if you venture outside the cities, we are blessed with some of the most spectacular sceneries in the world. Cycling gives you a chance to get outdoors in the fresh air and feel invigorated. You can cover a lot of distance if you wish to and no petrol is required. It’s very social; you can cycle with the family or a friend. It’s also a great way to meet new people, for example at fun rides. On the other hand, it is an individual sport and you can choose to cycle alone. You can also set your own pace and go fast or slowly, as well as choose the distance you wish to cycle. You can set yourself goals such as riding the Cape Argus Pick 'n Pay Cycling Tour. Cycling has a low risk of injury as it is low impact and is non-weight-bearing exercise. Cycling is a reasonably priced sport. You can get a good deal on a quality bike that can last you for years. NEXT ON HEALTH24X Why exercise? Researchers say it prevents 3.9 million deaths a year 2020-06-29 16:45 More: SportCycling advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.