Friday, December 8, 2006
do you bike to work?
I keep on meeting people who do it, or who have thought about doing it but are still finding a reason not to. The traffic is too close to their shirt-tails. They can't find a good route. They work too far away. They work from home. They don't work. They don't have a bike. Well if any of this applies to you I hope that blogonabike will bring you some enlightenment, some information or entertainment. It will start out at least as a celeberation of cycling to work. Tall stories will rub shoulders with plain facts and tales of short-cuts, traffic dodging tactics and recommended routes. Trails, parks and quiet roads will be our natural habitat. Cyclists of all shapes and sizes will be invited to take us with them along their favourite routes, their shortest cuts. The aim of all this? Plain and simple: to get more of us out of the buses, taxis, cars and planes and back where we belong. Saddled. Like the bike in the picture (spotted in Barcelona in 200) blogonabike is designed to be a small, but colourful addition to your day. Like all the best routes to work. And