Linus Bike, a City Bike Manufacturer, Reacts to an Article Commending the Bicycle Friendly Community of Iowa City

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A representative from Linus Bike comments on an article published for press-citizen.com which discusses the new bicycle themed improvements occurring in the Bicycle Friendly Community residing in Iowa City.

On September 10th, city bike manufacturer Linus Bike responds to an article published on press-citizen.com regarding the numerous bike themed improvements in the Bicycle Friendly Community of Iowa City.

According to the article, Iowa City earned a bronze level award after being named a Bicycle Friendly Community in 2009. The article reports that after receiving the award, the community continued improving the city’s bike advocacy. In addition to improvements to the city’s infrastructure, press-citizen.com states, “The city also received a grant to purchase more than 150 bike route signs for streets and trails, which are scheduled to be installed this fall, and partnered with the police department and local bike shops to allow those found riding at night without a light to purchase a light in lieu of paying a fine.”

Press-citizen.com adds, the community has proposed an installation of bicycle parking in different parts of Iowa City. Additionally, the city hopes to install bike route signs that will connect downtown to various neighborhoods. According to Jason Latty, sales manager for the environmentally friendly city bike manufacturer Linus Bike, “Nowadays, more people are realizing that bicycles can be used for far more than recreation. By committing to cycling as an environmentally friendly form of transportation, the people of Iowa City are improving their health and their community. Linus Bike applauds the bike advocacy encouraged by the people residing in Iowa City.”

Press-citizen.com states that along with improving the streets of Iowa City, the University of Iowa has applied to the Bicycle Friendly Community Program to be declared a Bicycle Friendly University. According to the article, more bike racks will be installed around campus, multiple trails will go through the University grounds, and bicycle-themed classes will be introduced.

Linus Bike is a bicycle manufacturer stationed in beautiful California that specializes in making classic vintage style city bikes and commuter bikes. But they are not just a bicycle company. Linus Bike also sells a full line of accessories for the environmentally conscious and for those who really enjoy European style bicycles and the wonderful tradition of European cycling.
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