Users fitting bike share into their lifestyles
By Aaron Jentzen
Updated 11:18 a.m., Sunday, July 3, 2011
No wonder some call him “The Jared of B-cycle.”
In only three months, Phillip Schrank has logged more than 750 miles using San Antonio‘s bike-share program, shedding about 45 pounds. He’s B-cycle’s No. 1 user and — like the Subway spokesman he’s been compared to — a natural booster.
“I call myself the ‘spokes-person,’” Schrank jokes.
Since the downtown bike share launched this spring, B-cycle users have logged more than 32,400 miles. Some, like Schrank, ride for health reasons, others use the bikes for transportation or just for fun. Many are also enjoying a burgeoning sense of community among riders.
Read the full story here: San Antonio Express-News