Coronavirus chaos? Get on your bike

cycle commuter avoiding coronovirus

It’s easy to become confused at the conflicting, and occasionally chaotic, advice surrounding the Coronovirus virus, but on one thing everyone agrees: a fit and healthy body is far better prepared to deal with illness of any kind. Couple that with quieter-than-usual roads and the need to avoid close contact with others and cycling starts to look even more attractive a mode of transport.

What better way to avoid coughs and sneezes and recirculated air on public transport than to walk or cycle?

Numerous health benefits of cycling

Cycling isn’t just a cheap and convenient way to boost the body’s immune system. Unlike stuffy indoor gyms, cycling in the fresh air is a perfect way to soak up any available sunshine for a boost of vitamin D.

The numerous benefits of exercise go beyond the physical – cycling is a powerful mood enhancer. In these uncertain times, a morale boost is just what the doctor ordered.

The ethical choice

The ETA was established in 1990 as an ethical provider of green, reliable travel services. 30 years on, we continue to offer cycle insurance, travel insurancebreakdown cover  and home insurance while putting concern for the environment at the heart of all we do.


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