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ELSEWHERE: Why don’t more African-Americans ride bicycles?


From the states, but equally applicable here?

It took a week in Copenhagen for Albus Brooks to start thinking seriously about bicycling.

The Denver city councilman, 35, had never owned a bike. By the time he headed home from a study tour in Denmark last month, he knew those days were over.

“We biked every day, so I found myself, on a personal point, increasingly happy,” Brooks said, laughing, in an interview last week. “I was a very happy person by the end of that trip.”

via Why don’t more African-Americans ride bicycles? | PeopleForBikes.