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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Rep. Gabrielle 'Gabby' Giffords, Bike Advocate

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Who Knew?

Things I didn't know about Rep. Giffords:
  • she rides a custom bike with her name painted in lariat-rope-script
  • worked for stronger penalties for car drivers hitting bicyclists as a state legislator
  • member of the Congressional Bike Caucus
  • only member of Congress with an active-duty military spouse (US Navy, astronaut)
  • husband rides a stationary bike while on the space station

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