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TWO WHEELS TO WORK WITH TEAM THOUSAND

May 25, 2018

TWO WHEELS TO WORK WITH TEAM THOUSAND

In honor of Bike to Work Month, we asked our team to share tips, stories, and their favorite pit stops from their daily commutes. Whether you're commuting 1 mile or 10, we hope these tips and tricks will keep you biking every day even after Bike to Work Month ends.


GLORIA - FOUNDER

COMMUTE TIP
Google "how to fix a flat tire with a dollar bill". Though I've only had to do this once, it's a fun trick to have in your back pocket.

WHY I RIDE TO WORK

Better for your health, better for the environment, there's something super satisfying about beating a car to work. 


MICHAEL - SALES

COMMUTE TIP
I always use my rear flashing light day or night.  It's a little extra during the day time but is helpful as I travel under bridges and through tunnels along the commute.

WHY I RIDE TO WORK

I love the exercise, saving money on gas, and reducing my environmental impact.


LOC- ECOMMERCE / CULTURE

COMMUTE TIP
Take a small sip of water at every stop light. It's easy to forget to hydrate till its too late on alonger commute. :)

WHY I RIDE TO WORK

I bike to work as a form of early morning and post work meditation. Plus the sweet bicycle short tan lines!


AMAR - CO-FOUNDER

COMMUTE TIP
Stop several feet before from the white line at lights- if there is a fish tail accident- those are the areas that have the highest risk (provided by CHP- California Highway Patrol).

LIFE TIP
Never pass up the opportunity to go to a good coffee shop (or five).

WHY I RIDE TO WORK

Cycling to work helps make the city more accessible. I'm able to stop by shops or restaurants during the commute which normally I would have pass by because there is no parking. 

Do you bike to work?  Take a look at our commuter bike helmets and tag us on your commute with #twowheelstowork


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