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A popular news topic lately is the danger of sitting too much. And since the average American sits for 13 hours a day, well, we’re in trouble. But, as we’re learning that sitting is extra bad for us, we’re also learning that bicycling for transportation is extra good.
Earlier this year, we invited each of you to help us grow the size of our movement by asking just one friend to sign the pledge. In turn, we gave away five Timbuk2 custom peopleforbikes.org messenger bags stuffed with other awesome PFB swag. Here are the lucky winners!
Until recently, everyone seemed to love biking. But now bikes are coming under fire from certain quarters. What's happening, and how can we keep bicycling moving forward?
John Burke, CEO of Trek Bicycle Corporation and a top supporter of PFB, was the one witness to speak on behalf of bicycling to the House of Representatives today. The PFB team helped John prepare his comments, which make a powerful case for the cost-effectiveness and multiple benefits of the federal investment in bicycling.
Seville, Spain has drawn worldwide attention for its rapid growth as a bicycle friendly city. While PFB is focused on making the U.S. more bike friendly, many of the best and most inspiring examples come from abroad. Here are our impressions on Seville so far at the Velo-City Conference.