HOUSTON, TX – Who said Houston is the fattest city in America? OK, everybody. But hopefully that’s not going to last forever.
In case you didn’t notice, the downtown area has been populated with strange two-wheels, pedal-driven machines called bikes lately, an old form of transportation that may help you stay fit. For a small fee, you’ll be able to sweat all the way to your next corporate meeting.
The Houston Bike Sharing Program is celebrating the installation of over a dozen new stations in downtown Houston and the surrounding areas. Let’s say it’s lunch time and you’re planning to meet your buddies a few blocks away from your office. First you pay, then you grab one of these bikes and that’s how your journey begins. Bumpy roads, construction, aggressive drivers and a perfect ride.
And now it’s time to return the bike. It’s cool, it’s trendy, it’s healthy and it takes the idea of a “muscle ride” to a whole new level.