Happy Solstice! Today is officially the first day of summer*, and we couldn't be happier. Well, actually, it would be nice if it wasn't so cloudy this morning or supposed to be rainy much of next week, but beggars can't be choosers.
Anyway, as if you even needed them you awesome cyclists you, here are our top 5 reasons to ride your bike this summer, with gifs!
Even other mammals can't get enough.
It's good for your health.
Seriously, look how hard this guy is working—and that's not even a real bike!
You'll make great new friendships and strengthen old ones.
Friends (and family) who ride together, stay together.
There's a lot of support in the cycling community.
You'll see things you don't always get to.
You know, like cows running down the road with a pack of racers.
* for those of us in the U.S.