Ride like the wind: A student's guide to cycling around town - UWEEKLY

By Richard Kemp
Children dream of that first ride. Young pre-teens save their allowance to jazz up their wheels and impress the girls. However, by the time these children get old enough to drive, they often forget about their two-wheeled friends.
Let's face it: a bike is for life, not just for Christmas. It is more than a useful accessory that will keep you healthy, fit, green and looking good, especially if you wear one of those snazzy helmets. These two-wheelers are also a fun and speedy form of transport around a college campus.