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7 Reasons Bikes Are for Everyone – Not Just “Cyclists”

A wonderful list from Yes Magazine. Love it.

Don’t let the spandex-clad iron men scare you off! Here are seven reasons why all types of people are biking to work—and why cities are encouraging them.

Traveling the world’s great bicycle cities, I fell in love with cycling. The ease, safety, convenience… (dreamy sigh) But as my six-month love affair came to an end, I began to realize the reason for my infatuation: cities like those in Denmark and Holland simply make themselves lovable. They don’t just build cycle tracks; they inject fun, whimsy, compassion, and even romance into cycling.

Read the full post: “7 Reasons Bikes Are for Everyone—Not Just “Cyclists”” on All about the Planet – YES! magazine .