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Let’s Talk About Tax Base

Shamelessly stolen from Bicycle Retailer, a good source for this kind of thing:
Bicycle Riding Participation by Household Income

This chart proves a few things I’ve been saying all along, one of which is that it’s fair to assume many cyclists are regular contributors into the general tax base of our state and nation. I wonder sometimes if the perception that we all aren’t is because everyone thinks bicycles are $80 at Target.

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Author: julie

Julie Kosbab is an online marketing consultant and active transportation advocate living in Anoka County, Minnesota. She was one of Minnesota's only League of American Bicyclists Certified Instructors when certified in 2005. She is a past member of the National Bicycle Tour Directors Association. She has 2 children and 4 bicycles. Find her on Twitter as @betweenstations.

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