By Jessica Khorsandi
The Active Times

Pro-bike culture is sweeping the U.S. as more and more cities join the ranks of bicycle-friendly communities, recognizing the benefits that many European cities (some of which are included here) have enjoyed for decades:

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Not only can cycling spare your wallet the steep cost of gas, it also reduces pollution and commuting time with an eco-friendly, healthy alternative. Want a taste of this two-wheeled utopia? Put your pedal power to the test in one of these top 10 bike-friendly cities.

For the complete slideshow of the World's Best Bike Cities, go to TheActiveTimes.com.

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