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By Gregory Scruggs, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With a mild climate and breathtaking views, cyclists are drawn to the streets of Rio in numbers, and for both the weekend warrior or the serious rider, the city offers a range of routes to explore. Brazilian traffic code stipulates that vehicles must give cyclists a 1.5 meter (five feet) berth, unfortunately the reality is much different on the heavily trafficked roadways. Cars, buses, and taxis barely give an . . .

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