06/28/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bike-Friendly U.S. Cities: Portland Tops The List

Exhibit A: Portland, Oregon, just displaced Copenhagen as the No. 2 most bike-friendly city in the world. Exhibit B: In Davis, California, more people cycle to work than drive. Exhibit C: A growing number of Minneapolis residents continue to commute by bike through the winter.

It's official -- more and more Americans and Canadians are choosing to pedal around over pushing the pedal to the metal. And, considering that the sales of upright urban cruisers continue to outpace all other bikes, city biking is here to stay.

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