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Old 07-04-2009, 03:55 PM
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Originally Posted by Tim Rankin View Post
Montclair, that is some video. The most amazing part is I watched most of it and didn't see a single accident, even with all that traffic. I hearby nominate the Vietnamese as the best bike/motorcycle riders in the world.
I agree.

They make it look effortless.
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Old 07-04-2009, 06:11 PM
Location: Maryland
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I didn't see a single helmut in that video. Or a fat person. Maybe it's all that biking....
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Old 07-06-2009, 07:46 AM
Location: Minneapolis
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Originally Posted by Trkstp Tina View Post
I have seen some lists for cities that are best for biking and have always wondered why Hilton Head Island is not on there. Perhaps it is not considered enough of a "city." But it is the best place I've been to for biking. It has miles and miles of trails devoted just to bikes and walkers; you can bike to just about anywhere on the island and, for most of the time, don't have to be on a road. AND it's really flat, so you can go for miles and not get tired.

I vastly prefer these dedicated off-road trails, like Hilton Head has, to the bike lanes on roads. Does anyone know any other community that has bike TRAILS that are PRACTICAL for getting around to work, shopping and entertainment? I think it would be great to someday live somewhere where I could cut down on my car usage and do some of my errands by bike.
Portland and Minneapolis. Not many other cities their size can touch what they have.
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