Sunday, December 30, 2007

Congressman's DC bike commute

Thought this was interesting... of course the guy is from Oregon:

For Congressman, Life in Bike Lane Comes Naturally --- Earl Blumenauer of Oregon Rides to the White House; Look Out for Motorcades
Greg Hitt, 29 December 2007, The Wall Street Journal, p. A1

WASHINGTON -- A little after 6:00 one morning, Earl Blumenauer emerged from his Capitol Hill row house. The temperature hovered near 40 degrees and it was really raining. The Oregon congressman hopped on his rust-colored Trek Portland, an aluminum-frame bicycle with a carbon front fork designed to absorb road shock, and pedaled to his office. . . . [find it on the web or through ur WSJ vendor.]

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