Outdoors The Best US Cities for Biking  

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List Rules Vote up any American city that is safe and easy to navigate for bicyclists.

Biking offers a great alternative to driving a car on your daily commute, and plenty of U.S. cities seem to be designed with cyclists in mind. Some top cities for bicyclists have ample bike lanes, while other good cities for biking boast warm weather year round. A few good US cities for cyclists are among the most populated in the world.

What destinations will you find on this list of the top U.S. cities for biking? Chicago features plenty of bike lanes, as well as beautiful cycling destinations like Grant Park, the 606, and the Lakefront Trail. The city also makes biking convenient for tourists with its Divvy bike share program. New York City is another great city for cyclists. Mountain views and beautiful bike trails make Denver a wonderful city for a bike ride. Other areas featured on this list include San Francisco, Boston, and Seattle.

Where is your favorite American city for biking? Give the best areas a thumbs up and share your preferred trails in the comments section.

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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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St. Paul is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Madison is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Portland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Grand Rapids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Boston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Cambridge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Columbus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Seattle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Boise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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New York City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Flagstaff is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Ann Arbor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Santa Monica is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Alexandria is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Salt Lake City is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking
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Indianapolis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best US Cities for Biking