Bicycle! Bicycle!

Outside of the United States there is a phenomenon going on…cycling. According to News Review, “there are more than a billion bicycles on the planet, twice as many as there are cars.” The good people at News Review compiled a list of the top ten countries with the most bikes per capita. Not surprising, the US didn’t make the list, while the Netherlands came in at number one. 33% of people in the Netherlands use a bike to commute. Here’s a link to a video of the bicycle rush hour in Utrecht, Netherlands compressed into 2 minutes. It’s crazy!

Bicycle Rush Hour

Back to the top 10 list, Finland came in at number 7. With all of us bicycle commuters here, more often than not it’s easier to pick out a parking space for a car than it is for your bike!




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