My mom is so cute - she emailed me this weekend telling me that on CBS Sunday Morning, they had a whole story on the upsurge of biking. They have a brief shout-out to Chicago at around 5:50, but later on in the video it makes me jealous of Portland, Oregon, hailed here as the 'biggest bicycling success story.'

I love this quote towards the end: "I'll just challenge your viewers to think about substituting one trip a week that they normally take by car, try it on a bike," Birk said. "Try a short trip that's 2 miles or less." As more and more people take up biking, I'm sure we'll see a lot more of this.

Thanks Mom!

Here's the video:

Here's the link to the story:

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