Cycling in Sydney Australia
Thought I'd start a positive post for all the new members....
Today, I cycled to two meetings in the city. It was awesome because:
Why is cycling awesome for you?
Because I get to explore and see parts of Sydney I would otherwise never have known to exist.
Because, on my heavy Dutch bike with panniers (between me and all my Stuff, I can be pushing 100kgs up a hill - and I am *not* some kind of Cadel-in-training!), I still keep pace with traffic on Victoria Rd in peak hour, enjoy the morning sunshine, smile at people's dogs, arrive at work in half the time it'd take me on the bus AND then don't have to go to the gym (and if you like gyms, that's fine, but they make me want to lose the will to live - and over a certain age one must Do Something to try and avoid becoming a non-communicable disease statistic).
Oh, and I met my boyf cycling. 'Nuff said. :-)
Because cyclists are such great people and we all get to spend all day chatting on this site instead of working. ;-)
Oh, and because the occasional bike ride is fun.
Oh, and I met my wife through cycling. I am required to mention that. SWMBO.
Somewhat positive post for all the old members...
Because it just is
I could go on and on!
There are several arguments in this post that I'll use the next time my wife frets about my safety on my commute.
(No, not the one's about heels and pregnancy...)
There's a film in that description Dasher! Thank you