Grand Rapids named among top biking cities

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The City of Grand Rapids ranks in the top 50 for America's best biking cities.

Bicycling magazine's biennial ranking of best bike cities puts Grand Rapids at No. 41.

The rankings are based on overall percentage of bike commuters in each city, and the rate by which that number is growing.

Taking the top spot, moving up from seventh, is New York City, with Chicago and Minneapolis coming in at two and three.