Widmer Brothers Brewing
Widmer Brothers Brewing in Portland, Ore., thinks bike commuting is so important that it shelled out $25,000 to build a facility across the street from its office exclusively for the use of its bike-riding employees. The space features heated storage for 50 to 60 bikes and lockers for their riders. Shower space is available in a nearby building.
The company regularly takes part in Portland's Bike Commute Challenge, and co-founder Rob Widmer (who estimates he pedals to work about 100 times a year) told Bike Portland that 26 out of the brewery's 150 employees commute by bike at least three days a week.