Did You Know?
In 1817, Karl von Drais, a German baron, invented a horseless carriage that would help him get around faster. The two-wheeled, pedal-less device was propelled by pushing your feet against the ground, The machine became known as the “draisine,” and led to the creation of the modern-day bicycle. Also, cycling only three hours per week cuts your risk of heart disease and stroke by 50%! So proudly wear your Verified Bicyclist sticker and ride to work.