Bike to Work Day Open Thread

bike_commuter.jpgIf you’ve got a story, observation, or factoid from your ride in this morning, tell us all about it in the comments.

Thanks to Bicycles Only for the photo illustration on the right. You can contribute any pictures you take of today’s commute to our Flickr pool by adding the "streetsblog" tag.

Stay tuned for more Bike to Work Day coverage from Clarence, Elizabeth, and the Streetfilms crew. I hear they’re aiming for a record turn-around on this one.

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