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Cyclists hit the roads to burn calories, bust stress — and enjoy the passing scenery

Cyclists hit the roads to burn calories, bust stress — and enjoy the passing scenery

When Don and Darla Daley dine at restaurants near their Royal Oak, Mich., home, they no longer drive their car. It's the same with quick trips to the store or nearby Royal Oak farmers market. They hop on the bicycles they bought two years ago — their favorite form of recreation and exercise. The Daleys are discovering what many people are getting to know: Bicycling is a great route to fun and fitness for people of all ages. In the two years since the Daleys purchased their bikes, Darla, 46, has lost 142 pounds and Don, 51, has lost 68. Darla also dramatically reduced the medications she takes for high blood pressure. Biking alone didn't do it. Before they bought their...

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