Trek kicks off second year of #GoByBike New survey data reveals cyclists are riding more frequently and making behavioral changes for the betterment of the planet
This May, Trek partnered with Engine Insights, a market research company, to conduct a national survey of 1,003 demographically representative Americans on their attitudes toward cycling because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are a few key takeaways on Americans’ attitudes and behavior changes around cycling.
11% of Americans plan to buy a bike in the next 3 months
37% of Americans have been riding a bike more since the COVID-19 pandemic
48% of Millennials have been riding a bike more since the COVID-19 pandemic
64% of Americans feel that e-bikes are a good commuting alternative to cars
35% of Americans commute to work by bike or plan to when they return to work
When riding a bike:
18% of Americans are riding to run errands
16% of Americans are riding to go to the grocery store
9% of Americans are riding to commute to work
6% of Americans are riding to go out to restaurants
4% of Americans are riding to commute to school
The #GoByBike Movement launched last May with the goal of influencing climate action by encouraging people to replace car trips with bike trips. Over the last year, close to 100,000 people have participated in the #GoByBike movement and chosen their bike helmet over their car keys. Trek is excited to kick off the second year of #GoByBike as more people turn to cycling as a solution in their daily lives.
Participation in the #GoByBike movement is simple: replace at least one car trip with a bike ride per week, post a photo of your ride to Instagram using #GoByBike, and invite your friends to do that same. Click here to learn more about the #GoByBike movement.
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