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CBS 8: Filner highlights plan to make San Diego more bike-friendly

SAN DIEGO -- Mayoral candidate Bob Filner took a bicycle tour around the city of San Diego Sunday to highlight efforts to make it more accessible to cyclists.

Filner started his trek in Little Italy and ended with a ride into Old Town state historic park.

He said it was important to him to see first-hand the issues bicyclists face, like potholes and uneven pavement. a

Last week, Filner's opponent, Carl Demaio, announced his own plan to improve conditions for San Diego's bicyclists.

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