International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 52 - Page 48

“perhaps it is time to get back in the saddle and have some fun, travelling by bike is not only healthy, it means you get to see so much more of a place” What we miss by casting aside our bikes are all the health benefits, which, to be honest, we probably never noticed and as time goes by we forget how good we actually felt riding a bike. When we ride a bike we sleep better and feel rested, this in turn helps us to look younger, all the fresh air really does play a part in keeping us healthy. Cycling improves our brain power too, again, when you think about children today locked into computer games you can start to understand the decline of results and attitude in the classroom, cycling also helps maintain your weight, again without really noticing, but when you look at the figures of increasing obesity you can see a pattern. Anyone can cycle and perhaps it is time to get back in the saddle and have some fun, travelling by bike is not only healthy, it means you get to see so much more of a place, you have the wind in your hair, the sun on your face and with so many beautiful places on this planet that you can only see by bike or foot, this means you get to see so much more than your average tourist. Pedaltours – the original New Zealand bike tours company,since 1985, specialise in great cycling vacations in New Zealand, Australia, Vietnam, India and the Czech Republic for cyclists of all levels and all budgets. They have a large selection of New Zealand bike tours throughout the North Island and South Island to suit everyone, from beginners to advanced cyclists. These great bike tours highlight the stunning scenery and fabulous lodges of their country. They have the best rental bikes in New Zealand with their bike tours offering great value and are the easiest way to have a www.internationallifestylemagazine.com