Cycling in the United States

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The United States has always flirted with the sport of cycling, although the activity has always been more of a sequestered mistress than an arm-toted trophy wife. In the 19th century the US was a hotbed of track racing. Fast-forward 100 years to the 1970s and the road bike’s popularity boomed. But where is the US now?

On this page BikeRadar will look into the current state of cycling and the popularity of bikes in the US: from the industry — is it healthy? — some say yes, others offer warning; to commuting and the popularity of racing. We’ll also look into a couple of companies — that you’ve heard of — who continue to keep a large part of they’re production on shore here in the US.

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