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Bike Wins Over Subway and Car

bike wins over subway and car 300x300   Bike Wins Over Subway and Car The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia sponsored the annual Bike versus Car versus Transit race last Wednesday May 26. This was in accordance to the National Bike Month celebration. The winner was president of Advanced Sports, Inc., Patrick Cunnane, who rode a Breezer Finesse commuter bike.

On its sixth year, the race was between one bicyclist against one subway rider and a car drive. The purpose of the event is to make the public aware of the health advantages of riding a bike to work. The race also shows the convenience and speed of riding a bike.

Patrick Cunnane was wearing a business suit while he rode to win the race stressing that biking is an activity even for workers who must dress up in the job. He said, “In busy cities like Philadelphia, it’s simply the fastest way to get short distances, especially at rush hour.”

At Frankford and Market streets, the…

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12th Annual Commuter Cup Challenge

12th annual commuter cup challenge 300x103   12th Annual Commuter Cup ChallengeMay is National Bike Month and to start off the campaign, Specialized continues its 12th year of celebrating the Bike to Work Day Industry Commuter Cup Challenge on May 14, 2010.

Specialized encourages industry leaders to take part in the Bike to Work campaign with hopes that society will soon make it a habit to ride a bike when commuting daily. Renowned personalities among the industrial leader, bike dealers and all bike lovers will be encouraging one another to enjoy living in one carless day. Aside from promoting the Bike to Work movement, it will launch a friendly competition. This is in line with the celebration of the National Bike to Work Month.

“Each year’s Bike to Work effort creates such a visible presence of cyclists on the road that motorists actually take notice, slow down and make room for riders, creating an improved commute for everyone,” said Ian Dewar, manager…

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