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Insider Advice on How Best to Bike Your City

With bike use exploding across North America, The New York Times has asked its readers to submit their suggestions for how best to navigate their city streets on two wheels. Covering 16 cities, the project has received 4,614 comments to date.
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On interactive maps for Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Boston, and 14 other cities, readers have pinpointed obstacles, short cuts, advisories and observations in ten words or less. Comments cover a range of local wisdom, from where recent accidents and assaults have taken place to the best routes to access bike paths and circumvent construction. 

The New York maps also include a guide to "popular routes into Manhattan based on hundreds of thousands of rides taken by users of Strava, a running and cycling app."

Full Story: Your Biking Wisdom in 10 Words

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