According to the paper,
more than 3,500 bike commuters
from almost 300 companies and organizations
in the greater Chicago area
competed to see
who could get the highest percentage of employees
to cycle to work
during bike-to-work week last year.
Another plus is
that companies and organizations
that encourage their employees to commute by bicycle
are seen as environmentally aware
and concerned about their employees' health.
At the risk of belaboring the obvious,
you need to have a good bike
and make sure that it's in good operating condition.
get the highest percentage of..
be up for the challenge
far out in the suburbs
belabor the obvious