He opened BikeBike, Calgary’s “citizen cyclery,” in 2010. What’s better is that Sean Carter is an advocate for cycling in his city, and the results are everywhere. For one, people are sitting upright. No, really. Carter believes part of the European love of cycling in cities is that people sit upright on their Amsterdam-style bikes, making faces viewable and friends visible. It all spills from there – and in Calgary’s so-called “commute wars,” the recent bunny-hop into cycling, with its dedicated lanes, is proof Carter’s approach is working.
Sean Carter: Alberta's 50 Most Influential People 2014
Takeaway: The founder of BikeBike, Calgary's citizen cyclery.