This bit of news should erase any doubt left that Obama would be sympathetic to cause of cyclists. Then again, President Bush is known to be an avid cyclist, yet to our knowledge he hasn't gone out of his way to promote cycling for recreation or transportation. And while Obama still has to defeat John McCain in November, it's hard to resist imagining what it would be like to not only have a president that is a cyclist, but one that is also a bicycle advocate. When oil costs $130 a barrel, and given the desire for change in politics, that may no longer be an outlandish idea.
See photos of the ride after the fold.
More on Barack Obama
::Stephen Colbert Reports Obama and Hillary Share Secret Solution to Climate Change
::Obama Calls for Cap-and-Trade
::Contemplations on Obama's DeSmogBlog "Award," Blogging, and Presidential Politics
::McCain Wants a Gas Tax Holiday; What About the Dems?
Image Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon