The World's Most Bike-Friendly Cities

<em></em> has released a list of the world's top ten bike-friendly cities. Portland, Oregon is the one U.S. city to make the list.
January 15, 2010, 12pm PST | Nate Berg
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Many of the top ten cities have city-wide bike sharing systems. And the majority of them are in Europe.

"Bicycles have numerous benefits, but it takes a serious commitment to city planning to make those benefits practical. Cities like Paris, while trying to be bicycle-friendly with programs like Velib', remain too large and frenetic to be considered truly bicycle-friendly.

While it seems like America is just taking heed of this recent resurgence in bicycle culture, other urban areas the world over have long been ridiculously bicycle-friendly cities through their urban planning."

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Published on Friday, January 15, 2010 in AskMen
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