Morris Area Freewheelers Foundation > Why Cycle?

Every rider has a different reason for cycling.

It’s fun. It improves your fitness. It’s a lot cheaper way to get around to do errands or commute than any other form of transportation. And it helps the environment. Here’s a great summary:

Good For Your Body

Riding a bike offers many health benefits.

Good For Your State of Mind

Riding a bike is a proven stress releaser.

Good For Your Community

Being out on your bike is good for the people around you. You are able to go the places you want to go and yet put one less car on the road. Also, not insignificant: operating a bicycling does not harm the Environment. Source:

But our question is more specific: Why cycle in New Jersey?

And we’d like you to help us answer. Please share your reasons for riding in New Jersey by sending e-mail and photos to us at