Obama and bicycles? An early clue

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Obama and bicycles? An early clue

Bush is an avid mountain biker, but that hasn’t helped US bike culture.  What about Obama?  Will we finally see truly progressive transportation policies?  And if his heart and brain are in the right place (I believe they are), what can be accomplished while our country is suffering economically?  Or is this economic downturn actually a great opportunity to effect changes in how Americans view transportation?  Only time will tell. I’d like to hear some thoughts from other blog readers – what do you think?  In the meantime, see this article in Bicycle Retailer and Industry News for an early clue:

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The pertinent paragraph is near the bottom.

 

At least we know he rides!  You’ll note that the attachment arm for a trail-a-bike can be seen: one of his daughters was along for the ride, but was cropped from the photo by AP (supposedly).  Kudos to him for wearing a helmet.

One thought on - Obama and bicycles? An early clue

  • Nov 7, 2008 at 1:11 pm

    No spandex, thank heaven.