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Colombia and Chile have the most cycling lanes so far, but many cities are introducing miles of new paths despite critics who ridicule the poorer cities' infrastructure and mock bikers for pretending to be European.

Across Latin America, a region known for its aggressive drivers, growing numbers of commuters are doing the unthinkable: Ditching their cars for bicycles.

Argentina’s capital city, a place where Mad Max would feel at home behind the wheel, is building a network of dedicated cycling lanes, joining a growing list of cities in Latin America that are pushing bike use to ease traffic congestion and improve quality of life.

 

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