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Obama Pledges Funding for Bike Programs

ObamaAccording to an article on Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, “If he were elected president he would increase funding for cycling and pedestrian projects.”

In response to last week’s photo of Obama cycling, the presidential hopeful jokingly admitted, “He looked like Urkel.”

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6 Comments

  1. DangomushiJune 14, 2008 at 12:29 am

    Obama needs a proper fitting for his bike.
    His knees were in his chin.

  2. unixd0rkJune 14, 2008 at 9:26 am

    nah, he had his seat low so he could do some sweet jumps.

  3. EnciJune 14, 2008 at 10:23 am

    Go Obama! That’s why I love him! He rides, not just talks. HOPE!

  4. getmefixedJune 15, 2008 at 2:34 am

    as long as he dose what he said he gonna do

  5. magsJune 23, 2008 at 6:53 am

    hey i don’t know if this has been mentioned in this blog before – i just stumbled across it – but it seems relevant on the topic of obama and bicycles:

    http://www.obamaspoke.com

    get yer obama bicycle spoke cards! show your support for obama as the candidate that supports biking and alternative transportation ideas.

  6. Congratulations, President Obama! - Urban VeloNovember 4, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    [...] Obama loves riding in the city, and pledges funding for bike programs. [...]

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