Trek World: Pavement, commuter specials from Trek, Gary Fisher

According to Trek president John Burke, bicycle commuting and recreational cycling have surged in recent years and he has the numbers to prove it: numerous cities such as Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California are reporting enormous increases in commuter traffic, US federal spending on bicycle infrastructure (bike lanes, paths, signage, etc) will top US$1.4B in 2009 – up from a few hundred million just five years ago – official 'Bicycle Friendly Community' municipal applications have more than doubled in two years, and there are now 5,200 schools enrolled in the Safe Routes to School program.

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