Cycling helps people keep their distance from each other while traveling during the novel coronavirus pandemic and it also contributes to the cycler’s health, according to the head of a bicycle association.

“Cyclers can isolate themselves from interactions on the way and thus contribute to their health,” Esat Emanet, head of the Bicycle Industry Association (BISED), told Anadolu Agency.

Emanet emphasized that cycling could play a role in observing social distancing, as well as additional hygienic measures, which he said would be critical in curbing the spread of COVID-19.

“Public transportation is perhaps one of the areas that carry

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