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Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace
Greg Cantori's velomobile turns heads, keeps pace

Greg Cantori has been stopped by police five times in recent months. The officers have all asked him the same question: What the heck are you riding? Each morning, Cantori steps into a vehicle resembling a yellow submarine and pedals the 24 miles from his Pasadena home to his Hampden office. Called a velomobile, it's one part tricycle, one part Wienermobile and entirely pedal-powered. It's also incredibly fast because of an aerodynamic shape — one officer who pulled over Cantori at the base of a hill clocked him at 50 miles per hour. Cantori, the president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, enjoys commuting by velomobile for the same reasons he rode his bike to work...

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