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Taking the city's bike-friendliness to the next level: fast-food drive-throughs

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    This story was sent to you by: Rick A little step, but it helps.... ... Taking the city s bike-friendliness to the next level: fast-food drive-throughs ...
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      Taking the city's bike-friendliness to the next level: fast-food drive-throughs
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      When a cyclist was refused service at one restaurant's window, her Twitter complaints struck a nerve. Now Burgerville is cooperating, and advocates of biking want more businesses to follow suit.

      By Kate Linthicum

      September 3 2009

      Reporting from Portland, Ore. -- A few weeks ago, Sarah Gilbert, a Portland native who is proudly "car-free," pedaled her bicycle to the drive-through at Burgerville, a regional fast-food chain. She ordered four cheeseburgers, one each for her husband and three young sons, who were waiting hungrily at home.

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