Four Types of Cyclists?

@article{Dill2013FourTO,
  title={Four Types of Cyclists?},
  author={Jennifer Dill and Nathan McNeil},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  year={2013},
  volume={2387},
  pages={129 - 138}
}
The labeling and the categorizing of cyclists have been occurring for more than a century for a variety of purposes. This study examined a typology developed by the City of Portland, Oregon, that included four categories of cyclists: “the strong and the fearless,” “the enthused and confident,” “the interested but concerned,” and “no way, no how.” Unlike several other typologies, this widely referenced typology was intended to apply to all adults, regardless of their current cycling behavior. An… 

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