Miami's Latest Boom: Bicycling

With the aggressive implementation of a new master plan, an expansion of grassroots organization-led rides, the Bike Miami Days ciclovia, and a new bike sharing system, Miami and its surrounding municipalities are finally embracing urban cycling.

Andres Viglucci reports that bike sales are up, more bike stores are opening, and there are numerous bike events all over the city:

"Bike polo, anyone?

Should you need proof of the rising local popularity of the noble bicycle, just take a gander at the rapidly expanding smorgasbord of places and occasions to ride in car-crazy South Florida.

From mass charity rides to mountain-bike trails, from triathlons to urban transportation, cycling in South Florida has lately taken off like the price of gasoline. It's no longer just for children or the hardcore Lycra brigades - though there's plenty for them, too."

Full Story: Miami Biking gets a new spin with improved paths, and plenty of activities

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