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Bikes Beat Cars As Europeans Vote With Their Wallets
"We know that Europeans love their bicycles — think Amsterdam or Paris. Denmark even has highways specifically for cyclists," observes Krishnadev Calamur. But in what is "becoming a Continent-wide phenomenon", bicycle sales recently surpassed car sales in Spain and Italy.
Calamur looks at the top countries for bicycle sales and rates of bicycle-to-car ownership, and examines what may be behind the numbers.