I ride for awareness. To give an otherwise doubtful person the confidence to do the same. For traveling to a friends house, for shopping, for chores, for everything. It gives me connection to my environment, community, and has been used as a vehicle of change. Dallas is a city without a single bike lane, with people riding daily and ridership up 219% the city has now planned and dedicated close to 1500 miles of lanes to be made in 10 years.