Not surprised to see Louisville on your second list. I lived there as a kid and riding a bike was taking your life into your hands. I went back there a few years ago and it was worse.Yes, why does that chart not show any California cities like the following reports?
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I was also not surprised to see several cities in Florida on the list. I've been to various cities in Florida numerous times, and in many places it isn't even safe as a pedestrian. A few places I've been in Florida don't believe in shoulders or sidewalks. Also, you can ride year round in Fl.
I am surprised to see Minneapolis on the list. Minnesota is generally very bike friendly and there are plenty of bike paths and lanes through Minneapolis. There are hundreds of miles of dedicated paved bike trails in both rural and urban areas. But you can really only ride May through Sept.