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Routinely ranked as one of the worst cities for biking, Mayor Thomas Menino is working to transform Boston into a cyclist haven. One month after buying himself a silver, three-speed Trek, Mayor Menino named former Olympic cyclist Nicole Freedman the city’s new bike czar and committed his administration to the creation of bike lanes, 250 new bike racks and an online map system. He even pledged to look into the construction of shower facilities, storage areas and a citywide bike rental system. Menino’s newfound enthusiasm for cycling is piquing the interest of even the most skeptical Bostonians



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