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Old 10-04-11, 12:14 PM   #1
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America's top bike city....

Who is America's top bike city? You might be surprised............!!

http://www.alternet.org/environment/...top_bike_city/
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Old 10-04-11, 03:08 PM   #2
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Bah. "first bike freeway". Pbbt. Anchorage has TWO of those.
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Old 10-04-11, 03:25 PM   #3
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Hmm, cool. I dig Minn but just would not live there. I am a tad skeptical about the "best city" qualification during winter months. For that I would MUCH prefer Boulder or Portland....
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Old 10-04-11, 03:40 PM   #4
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I looked at this last year when Bicycling printed it. I didn't believe it then and I don't know. The article started out tongue in cheek talking about a class on thawing out a bottom bracket and if you have to thaw out your bottom bracket the weather is at least not bike friendly. And then some sites have whole different lists.

http://www.theatlantic.com/life/arch...240265/#slide1

Notice most of the ones on this list wouldn't have to thaw a bottom bracket.
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Old 10-05-11, 05:03 PM   #5
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Wow, it is nice to know that I live in the state that has the top bike city. I live only 5-10 minutes away from Minneapolis. Minnesota is a great state to live in. Besides the horrible winters. We have great jobs and the nicest people here. Minnesota nice.
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