Labels: pensées, that which rolls, velotariat
posted by Da' Square Wheelman, at 12:22 AM
Well, if you (or in this case me) don't have a car, what else are you going to do?
Random Stranger (at the ATM this morning): How far do you ride?Me: Just until I get where I'm going.RS: Oh...you're going somewhere... Yep, that' why I ride! Val
Simple: FREEDOM. True freedom.
I bicycle because it makes me feel good, helps me engage with other people, lets me look at the trivial parts of the world around me and give them some significance, and sometimes substitutes and adventure for the normal to and fro.
Why not bike?
I can think up many reasons, but the core of it is that that is just what I do. Haruki Murakami says the same thing about running.Alberthttp://placesihavecycled.blogspot.com/
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