By dressing as if we fear death any second, do we increase the perception that cycling is an extreme sport and risk scaring other people away from cycling? Will wearing bike helmets save our lives – or just discourage others from cycling, and so increase the numbers of people who will die from lack of exercise?
Critical Mass cyclists inconvenience drivers by blocking traffic during rush hour. But while Critical Mass cyclists inconvenience drivers once a month for an hour, motorists inconvenience cyclists every single minute, hour and day of the month.
Recently the Vancouver Sun published yet another article in which business people – notably Mike Brascia of Brascia’s Tailors Menswear – tear their hair out over a mere two separated bike lanes in downtown Vancouver. Makes me wonder if these kinds of people have ever visited a truly modern city. These dinosaurs need to make way […]