ride your bike. every day.
I’m a 365 days a year bike rider and commuter. People tend to gasp when I tell them this, others crinkle their nose at me when I arrive at work in August drenched in sweat, and some look bewildered they see me unthawing my hands and toes at my desk during the cold months of winter. I’ve never really found a reason why I shouldn’t bike year round. I love the sense of quietness...
Shane Perkins, part human, part machine: Australia’s fastest track cyclist. 0 to 30 MPH in 5 seconds Top speed: 47 MPH
The Way We Were: A Bicyclers' Paradise →
“An article from 1896 reported that there were some 40,000 bicycles in use in the District. But more relevantly, the Post informed, that many bikes would be worth at least $2 million, weigh 1 million pounds and, if organized in a straight line, reach over 100 miles” #bikedc