SAN FRANCISCO, California (AP) -- Fed up with sitting in traffic and paying more than $50 to fill his tank, Scott Morrison ditched his gas-guzzling pickup and started biking to work.
Rain or shine, Morrison now bikes the six miles from his home in Fairfield, about 45 miles northeast of San Francisco, to the packaging plant where he works as a machine operator. Six
months after switching to two wheels, he feels more relaxed and healthier, having lost nearly 50 pounds.
"Every time I get on the scale, it's like I'm getting rewarded for riding to work," said Morrison, 38. "The two biggest complaints people have are not having enough money and obesity. I'm taking care of both." Full article.
17 May 2006
Finally, something GOOD comes from the high cost of oil and gas: Lose weight, gain fitness and save money! -AT
Posted by IMA at 5/17/2006