Biking can be a way to save money, a way to get exercise, and even a way to get to know your family better. Here are four stories from friends of Strong Towns who explain why they bike:
Now it's your turn: Tell us why YOU bike in the comments.
(Top photo from Modacity)
Our collective failure to make the bicycle a viable transportation option for most Americans says more about our confused approach to city management than it does about a movement to rid the world of bike lanes.
Roadway changes that give more space to pedestrians, bicyclists, or buses may challenge the status quo, but multimodal communities will be more resilient in the long run.
This summer, I broke my jaw in a crash with another cyclist who was going the wrong way in my bike lane. But I don't blame him for what happened.