Rain or shine, summer or
winter, Marc Samar mounts his bicycle and wear reflective vest to get to work and back. And he always wears the
vest with reflective tape. Not when
we know that man lives in Saint-Creasier and works in Saint-Hyacinthe,
assiduously pedaling 55 kilometers a day.
It adopted this habit there
are three and a half years after being on a photo. "I was 35. When I
realized, it gave me a shock. I really was not in shape, I was fat, I was
smoking, I was of the high pressure. The large kit! ", He says.
This image of him was the
trigger for a serious awareness and above all the urgency to take care of his
health. Gradually, he traded his car for the bicycle. "Each barrier has
fallen one after the other."
Today, at 39 - and lighter
than sixty books - the Creasier is in great shape.
And convey bike became for him
a way of life that allows her to combine physical exercise with how-to. Instead
of attending a fitness center after his workday, he trains morning and evening
bike. And reflective clothing makes
"When I have a good tail
wind, it takes me 55 minutes, but when I have the wind in your face, its 1 am
30." One might think that such days are exhausting for Mr. Samar, who
works at a car dealership. It's just the opposite. "It gives me
To enjoy long weekends, our
man works four days a week.
"I know that the risks
are there, but I prefer not to think about it and go anyway. I do not feel
threatened; motorists are courteous, "he said, specifying that has all the
equipment necessary for his protection: helmet, reflective strips, flashing, everything is there. "And I
respect the Highway Code."
"I'm lucky, it's ever
happened to me, he says. Oh no, that's wrong, I did fall once, because I
admired the full moon! "
This is indeed one of the many
benefits these rides her bike: the beauty of the night sky, when it rolls to
the sound of his music. "I carry only a listener. The other ear is always
open to hear traffic. "And no matter the pace he chooses to listen, his
legs flying their own measure, at an average cruise speed of 30 km / hour,
according to the force and the wind direction.
He even loves pedaling in the
rain. Again, everything is a matter of equipment. "With good reflective clothes, it's nice. And in
summer, the rain, it's refreshing. "