Yesterday I had my first commute to work on my bike. 31 fun-loving degrees and 22.4 miles each way. My best year for riding to work before last year totaled 3 commutes. My total last year was 33 trips to work and 217 miles around town on my commuting bike. As we head into the riding season, check out 12 reasons to start using a bike for transportation and then set a goal to have your BEST cycling season of all time!