|Today In Venice Beach-|
The Epicenter of Narcissism
A Bike And A Prayer
The bicycle was the GR8est incident of the nineteenth century; the most influential piece of product design ever and the most civilized conveyance around. It is not brain surgery, it is rocket science---the advantages of modern self-powered traffic are obvious, and ignored. Screw BP (British Polluters), .This is my Carbon Offset
I am my own engine, converting calories into gas, my bike gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon...and no parking problems.
Why waste your life in friction (cars) when it could be turned into momentum. (Bikes).
Burning Carbohydrates instead of Hydrocarbons today.
As long as I am riding a bike, I know I am the luckiest guy in the world. Don.'t buy upgrades, ride up grades! SUVLUV is so stone age, so pre September 11th.
One seldom exchanges anything but "the finger" or names of insurance companies with another driver. Cars inhibits human connection.
There is an excuse, however, to be made for driving 4x4's. It can be summed up in three words: "This is America." Make it big. The love of bigness, whether we are talking houses, breasts, meals or vehicles, the 'magic' of thinking big is as American as apple pie.
The Metal Cowboys-Fooled By Randomness
Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world. It is anarchy without malice It gets you there and more.... And there is always the thin edge of danger to keep you alert and comfortably apprehensive.It is not so much a way of getting somewhere as it is a backdrop for randomness; it makes every trip an unorganized tour.
Life is too random to be left up to chance.Work to Eat. Eat to Live. Live to Bike. Bike to Work!
But I am mentally far away from "civilization". The world is breaking someone else's heart: Somebody stuck on the 405 Freeway in Los Angry Cars (L.A.). Land or trying to find a frickin parking spot for 20 minutes.
Northern Europe is Bike Friendly too
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride. - John F. Kennedy.
|Amsterdam- Cyclists are everywhere--and you are more|
likely to get hit by one than a car as everybody has a bicyc