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By Carolyn Szczepanski
In May, Seattle advocates recruited new cyclists for the Cascade Bicycle Club's Green Bikes Program and provided them with bicycles, gear and safety training. Then they extended a challenge: Commute on two wheels for 50 percent of your travel over the next three months and that new bike is yours to keep. It worked: Nearly 90 percent of participants are now proud Green Bike owners.