03/17/2013 09:34 am ET Updated May 17, 2013

The 7 Most Bike-Friendly Cities On Earth (PHOTOS)

Pro-bike culture is sweeping the U.S. as more and more cities join the ranks of bicycle-friendly communities, recognizing the benefits that many European cities (some of which are included here) have enjoyed for decades: Not only can cycling spare your wallet the steep cost of gas, it also reduces pollution and commuting time with an eco-friendly, healthy alternative.

Want a taste of this two-wheeled utopia? Put your pedal power to the test in one of these top 10 bike-friendly cities.

--Jessica Khorsandi, The Active Times

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