Traveling? Take a Bike!

Bicycle commuting increased 43% in the U.S. from 2000 to 2008. And as commuters get used to having their trusty bike to get around, more business travelers are taking their ride with them.
October 22, 2009, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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"Christopher R. Bennett, a civil engineer for the World Bank who was out of the country for work 172 days last year, is one of what experts say is a growing number of business travelers who bicycle while on assignment.

'To me, cycling is part of my DNA,' Mr. Bennett said in an interview from Tbilisi, Georgia, where he was overseeing investment in road construction. He travels with a bike that disassembles and fits in an average-size suitcase, or uses bicycles he stores at hotels he frequents. 'Bellhops know when I'm coming and bring them to me,' he said."

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Published on Monday, October 19, 2009 in New York Times
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