Posted by: Tony Carson | 30 September, 2007

Biking to work gearing up

The urban commute on a bike is starting to gear up, often on a single gear.

At Interbike 2007, the bicycle industry’s giant annual trade show, the shift toward the urban rider is loudly evident. Fancy road and mountain bikes are clearly no longer king of the roost — or road. It’s the scads of fixed-gear, town, single-speed and other urban bicycles that are drawing the crowds.

The rise of the urban biker is reflected in Specialized’s 2008 catalog, which lists 34 different models of city bike to choose from.

So there is hope, according to ‘City Bike’ Hot New Category at Bicycle Industry Show

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