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7 awesome American bike-friendly employers

By: Shea Gunther on June 29, 2011, 9:20 a.m.
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Pedal power

It's a sad fact that most adults stop riding bicycles as soon as they get their driver's license. For most of us, a car is a step up from having to pedal where you want to go. But the bike has been staging a comeback. U.S. cities have a long way to go to catch up to their European counterparts when it comes to bike friendliness, but they're getting there, lane by lane. Bicycle sales have been on a steady march upward, and innovations like electric bikes make it easier for everyone to enjoy getting out for a ride. Here are seven companies that are going above and beyond the corporate call of duty in encouraging their workers to bike to work. (Text: Shea Gunther)