ECOBICI celebrates 13 years of service and there is no better way to celebrate than by rolling around the city. And so that you do not have any doubts, we leave you these 13 reasons…
1. You have fun
Riding a bike will always put a smile on your face, since physical exercise raises the positive perception of our environment. In addition, in this activity your body produces endorphins, the hormone of happiness, and dopamine, which generates the sensation of pleasure.
2. You have comfortable routes
Enjoy the comfort that the bike offers you. In this way you travel at your own pace and in your space, this is ideal, especially in “rush hours”.
3. You reduce transfer times
Forget the traffic jams. ECOBICI is perfect for short and medium journeys, much faster than walking. And combining it with other modes of transportation, you can get anywhere in Mexico City.
4. You get to know the city in a different way
By bike, the outside world is enjoyed in a different way. On each route you make your way to new views to discover.
5. You exercise your entire body
Going by bike is one of the most complete routines for your whole body. Calves, thighs, buttocks and back are some of the muscles that benefit from this activity. In addition to improving your performance and strengthening your heart.
6. You benefit your brain
Riding a bike increases your heart rate, which favors the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain. It also favors the production of hormones that improve the growth of brain cells in the hippocampus (region responsible for memory).
7. You release accumulated stress
The bicycle is the perfect tool to get out of the routine and give you some time just for you. When rolling, the biological rhythm of your body is stabilized and cortisol levels are reduced, thereby stabilizing your mind and letting go of the stress.
8. You save
ECOBICI is the cheapest mode of transportation in Mexico City. It would be costing you a little less than 1.50 pesos a day when hiring the annual subscription.
9. Aid to the environment
At this time it is necessary to join efforts that contribute to the care of our planet. The bike is the most ecological way to move in the city. Therefore, using ECOBICI as a mode of transportation helps reduce your carbon footprint.
10. You contribute to the mobility of the city
Using the bike to get around makes the city a better place to live. The more cyclists, the greater the flow of mobility in CDMX.
11. You have insurance
All people registered in the ECOBICI system have accident insurance, which covers medical expenses and damages to third parties.
12. You get discounts
Those people who pay their registration to ECOBICI with HSBC credit or debit cards, receive a discount on the service of up to 15%.
13. Registering is very simple
You have several options to obtain an ECOBICI membership: 1. From the website, 2. With the ECOBICI app or 3. At any of our User Service Centers. And the process will take you less than 5 minutes.
Let’s celebrate these 13 years with ECOBICI and keep adding reasons not to stop rolling.