Road to Happiness

Posted on Jul 24, 2012

Whether they’re doing it to save money, reduce their carbon footprint, get exercise or simply clear their heads, an estimated 1.4 percent of Albuquerque’s workforce bike commutes, according to data culled from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

In honor of Bike to Work Day on May 18, the Journal spoke to several Albuquerque bike commuters to find out why and how they do it, and what advice they have for other potential cyclists in the Duke City.

Cameron Gibbs picked up the biking habit early. He started riding to school in third grade and, as a teenager who got a job before a driver’s license, he mastered the art of combining the city bus and his bike to get to work. …Read More.

Originally printed in the Albuquerque Journal May 10, 2012. By Jessica Dyer, Journal Staff Writer.