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By: Shea Gunther on June 29, 2011, 9:20 a.m.
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New Belgium Beer

It makes sense that the beer company behind the popular organic beer Fat Tire Ale — with its prominent mountain bike logo — would be a bike-friendly place to work. But, boy, is it ever: employees of the Fort Collins, Colo.-based brewery are given a custom cruiser bike on their one-year anniversary of working with the company and they have the use of on-site locker rooms, covered bike parking and bike lockers.

New Belgium is also host of the popular Tour de Fat bike festival, which raises money for bike-related causes. When the weather is warm, New Belgium holds bike-in outdoor movies and gives the money it makes from beer sales to local nonprofits.