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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Biking Can Turn Your Life Around

Jonathan Simmons, a guest columnist at boston.com, shared a story about the healing power of bicycles. The article shines a spotlight on Jimmy Pereira, whose life was turned around by biking.

Jimmy Pereira believes in the healing power of the bicycle.

"Bikes are good for your health, good for your community, and good for your wallet,” he said. “I know they're not the answer to every problem, but they are a way towards a better tomorrow."

The article details Pereira's descent into crime and how biking became a part of his return to a productive life. Check it out here.

Jonathan Simmons is the author of “Here For The Ride: A Tale of Obsession on Two Wheels.” He is also a member of MassBike.

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