5/3/2013

New York City's policy of limiting its bike-share program to people weighing 260 pounds or less is getting criticism from people who say it defeats the purpose of encouraging exercise and that the 40-pound bikes are sturdy enough for heavier riders. City officials say they are not going to strictly enforce the policy, which was included by request of the bike manufacturer for legal reasons. The same weight restriction is in place for bike-share programs in other cities, such as London and Boston.

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