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Portland, OR

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As the only large U.S. city to receive the League of American Bicyclists’ top rating, Portland leads the domestic charge to put two-wheel transportation on par with automobile travel. Highlights in the Pacific Northwest enclave include 270 miles of on-street bike lanes and paved paths; hundreds of signs for bikers navigating their way; lock-up corrals for parking in the city; and mandates that give incentives for developers willing to provide showers and locker rooms for bike commuters.

Find a Bike: Waterfront Bicycles in downtown Portland is across the street from a main greenway trail and has hybrid, road, tandem, and children’s bikes for rent.

The World's Top Biking Cities

The World's Top Biking Cities

Portland, OR

As the only large U.S. city to receive the League of American Bicyclists’ top rating, Portland leads the domestic charge to put two-wheel transportation on par with automobile travel. Highlights in the Pacific Northwest enclave include 270 miles of on-street bike lanes and paved paths; hundreds of signs for bikers navigating their way; lock-up corrals for parking in the city; and mandates that give incentives for developers willing to provide showers and locker rooms for bike commuters.

Find a Bike: Waterfront Bicycles in downtown Portland is across the street from a main greenway trail and has hybrid, road, tandem, and children’s bikes for rent.

The World's Top Biking Cities

Phototake Inc./Alamy

The World's Top Biking Cities

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