What happens to an impoverished developing nation town when you flood it with 20,000 bicycles? You lift three times that number of people out of poverty.

Fun, functional and sometimes super funky…for most of us owning and riding a bike is a way of life taken for granted. I have ridden a bicycle since I was 8 and couldn’t imagine my life without two rubber tires and a crank shaft. I use my bike to get around the city, to relax, for exercise and, perhaps most importantly, bombing down precarious mountain trails! How has owning bicycle changed your life?

Video created by: Greg Sucharew