DENVER - The red bikes are back.
Monday marks the first official day of the B-Cycle season in Denver boasting 56 bike stations.
The season includes new stations at the Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
By the middle of the summer, 27 additional stations will be added.
In just a few short years, the opening of Denver B-cycle's season has become a rite of spring for the Mile High City - as welcome as the first tulip," Mayor Michael B. Hancock said during a morning news conference at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. "The expansion plans mean that the city is embracing this simple, sustainable and powerful concept and I applaud the many community partners and corporate sponsors who have come together to make this expansion possible. Riding a bike is better for our environment and better for our collective fitness and Denver B-cycle is playing a major role on both of these important issues."
The program is offering discounted memberships. To sign up, visit: http://denver.bcycle.com/.
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