More Londoners Riding Bikes After Attacks

Some say bikes are a practical solution in a city that has seen repeated transit disruptions since the July 7th bombings.

"Bike retailers reported an almost 400 percent increase in sales July 7, the day of the first attacks...The number of bicyclists on the streets since July 7 has left bike lanes jammed, with experienced riders -- including bike messengers -- overtaking slower newcomers, who brake at each hint of danger."

Thanks to Adam Christian

Full Story: More Londoners Ride Bikes to Work

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