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Hop On: London Bikers See Health Benefits

14 February 2014 12:15 pm
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Barclays Cycle Hire, a London bicycle sharing program. The bicycles are popularly known as Boris Bikes.

Barclays Cycle Hire, a London bicycle sharing program. The bicycles are popularly known as Boris Bikes.

Go on and pedal away, Londoners! Commuters who opt for the British capital's bike sharing program are seeing overall health benefits, including decreased risk of heart disease and depression, researchers report in BMJ. The benefits of biking outweigh the potential harms, they note, such as sucking in air pollution or getting crushed by a lorry.

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