Two seemingly persistent dilemmas are rising gas prices and increasing obesity — which can both be solved by ditching the wheels and hitting the pedals. More people are starting to realize this two-birds-one-stone deal that comes with biking, and more establishments are also starting to adapt to this trend. Stores, schools, offices, and even airports have included bike racks, bicycle lockers, cycle stands, and other bike storage systems in their must-have lists. Parking lots, apparently, are not just for cars anymore.
Now, do you have employees who go to work every day by bike? Show that you care for them by setting aside areas for bicycle parking and installing bicycle racks in your facility. There are many things to consider when it comes to selecting and installing bicycle racks, but for starters, just remember that your bike racks should: (more…)