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October 12, 2009
Wanted: More Women on Bikes
Wanted: More Women on Bikes

Last week I received an email containing the link to an intriguing story in Scientific American, titled "How to Get More Bicyclists on the Road." According to the author, Linda Baker, "In the U.S., men’s cycling trips surpass women’s by at least 2:1. This ratio stands in marked contrast to cycling in European countries, where urban biking is a way of life and draws about as many women as men — sometimes more.

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