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Bikes outsell cars in Europe


Whatever the reasons, in many countries bikes are outselling cars. As people want to find cheaper ways to travel, become more health conscious and realize it is actually fun to ride a bike, sales have taken off. Mostly though it seems the recession across Europe has had the biggest impact.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is fantastic news. I think the challenge now is making all cities more bikeable. Really interesting that the recession inspired more bike riding in Europe. Makes sense - people don't want to use gas. During the recession, my mom and I decided to make our cars run on veggie oil and the process of recycling oil from restaurants really cut costs for us- and made an impact.