Love at First Bike

7 May

I read this on Grist and liked it so much I’m posting it here (in part) so you can read it too. Follow any of the links to continue. ~Susan

Romancing the bike: The seduction of pedal-powered transport

By Christine Grant


“I fell in love with cycling during six months I spent traveling the world’s great bicycle cities. The ease, safety, convenience … (dreamy sigh)

But as my trip came to an end, I began to realize the reason for my infatuation: Residents of cities like those in Denmark and Holland inject cycling with fun, whimsy, and even romance.

Certainly, many Americans love their bikes, but even more of us would if we learned these five lessons on cycling’s soft side from the world’s active-transport capitals.”

Read on…

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