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America! The Cyclist Is Not Your Enemy (a story from the Wall Street Journal)

by admin on Jul, 24 2016

“Of all our wacky and agitated 21st century culture wars, the most ridiculous and unnecessary, to me, is Bike Haters vs. Bike Lovers.“

“Look: I get that not everyone rides a bicycle, owns a bicycle, or showers with a bicycle (what, you don’t shower with a bicycle? It’s cleansing and delightful!), but the frothing and vitriol directed at cycling seems so disproportionate to the activity. Freaking out at your price-gouging cable TV company? Sure. Air travel? Absolutely. But bicycling? Come on. It’s like getting irate at a koala.”.

Story by Jason Gay of the WSJ…. Read more

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