Most people spend 90% of their time within 5 miles or less of their homes, outside of commuting to work. You can easily replace many car trips in the neighborhood with a bike ride from dropping the kids off, getting groceries, going to the bank, running other errands, going to the park, or visiting friends. There are many ways to carry stuff on your bike. In this video, Erik Lindskog, Cupertino Bicycle Pedestrian Commissioner, aka the Biking Viking, takes you through some of the most commonly available ones to help you decide which one is right for you.

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