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City Bikes Next Hot Thing?

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  • Richard Risemberg
    From Wired: http://www.wired.com/cars/coolwheels/news/2007/09/interbike_urbanbikers Or: http://tinyurl.com/24powa ... -- Richard Risemberg
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 28, 2007
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      From Wired:

      http://www.wired.com/cars/coolwheels/news/2007/09/interbike_urbanbikers

      Or: http://tinyurl.com/24powa

      > Some people believe that, right now, a quiet revolution is taking
      > place. In cities like London, San Francisco, Boston and New York,
      > the ranks of bicycle riders are swelling with the rise of a new
      > breed: the urban biker.

      > Traffic snarls, soaring gas prices and worries about global warming
      > have prompted a big boost in cycling, affecting even places like
      > Los Angeles -- America's freeway capital -- that have traditionally
      > given bicycles the cold shoulder.

      > "What's really happened in the past year is a cultural shift," says
      > Monica Howe, 31-year-old outreach coordinator for the Los Angeles
      > County Bicycle Coalition.

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      Richard Risemberg
      http://www.bicyclefixation.com
      http://www.newcolonist.com
      http://www.rickrise.com
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