You’ve Heard about Black Hawk, Colorado?

Sure, you have. That’s the town that has banned bicycles. Turns out it is on a major bicycle route. Turns out that although the city fathers say the ban is to promote safety, there have been no bicycle accidents on the banned roadway. Turns out, local casino interests generated the ban. Turns out Black Hawk is getting more publicity than it planned.–Corrie

from Bob Mionske

And from Biking Bis

Colorado bicyclists to protest Black Hawk’s bike ban
by Gene Bisbee at 03:55PM (PDT) on June 25, 2010  |  Permanent LinkCosmos

Bike Colorado is hosting a rally next Tuesday to protest the bicycle ban imposed earlier this month in the tiny gambling town of Black Hawk.

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