From weekend warriors to bike commuters, cycling is growing in popularity across the country. The U.S. Census Bureau reported the number of people biking to work has risen about 60 percent over the last decade.
While big cities like Portland, OR, tend to get all the attention when it comes to cycling (and for good reason since it holds the title of most bike commuters in a large city at 6.1%), there are plenty of other places where biking isn't just a hobby, it's a way of life.
Ready to ride? Here are a few places that deserve more credit for their bike-friendly cultures (and major props for supporting bike commuters year-round, no matter how crazy the weather gets).