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Videos: Best bicycling states of 2013 -- and why Colorado finished near the top

The League of American Bicyclists is out with its list of the best states for cycling -- and Colorado finished in impressive fashion.

Not that the League thinks any state has achieved perfection when it comes to welcoming and protecting cyclists. In our top ten list below, we've included the organization's report cards -- things that can be done to make the cycling experience even better -- along with videos from each state and the complete fifty-state rundown. Check it all out below.

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