I didn’t mention this in the article (probably should have) but, yes, racers/folks riding for exercise should absolutely wear a helmet. I don’t think it should be a *legal* question, though. And, to be honest, every road biker I know wears a helmet. Riding for transportation around cities, to me, is a separate… Read more
Yes! It was a *terrible* riding experience. So much soot and dust, as you can imagine. It’s sometimes surprising to me anyone was willing to give underground trains another go after that.
Yeah I didn’t intend to imply Critical Mass is some kind of perfect thing, just that even cyclists intuitively understand the safety in numbers concept. And yes scooter companies have money (for now...) but money really isn’t the problem. Fantastic bike lanes are very cheap by municipal budget standards. It’s a matter… Read more
The black nose of the plane was what convinced me the 80s were multiple times cooler than now.
Don’t fight what gives you joy.