This morning while I was getting ready for work I saw an incredibly stupid ad on the television. It basically consisted of a businessman in a suit and tie riding a pink children’s bike down the road and then pulling into a parking garage, followed by the tag “Need something.” What made this ad especially stupid was the words that appeared at the bottom of the screen as the man pulled into the parking garage, “Do not attempt.” What the hell does this mean? Do not attempt to ride a kid’s bike; don’t tell that to the Zoobombers. Do not attempt to ride a bike in a suit; don’t tell that to the Dutch. Do not attempt to ride a bike into a parking garage; don’t tell that to me. Everyday I commute to work by bicycle I ride into the parking garage where our two bike racks are located. Maybe the message is do not attempt to ride a bike if you’re an adult, you really need a car. In fact on reflection I’m sure that’s it.
Bicycling in and around Atlanta.
Thursday, August 24, 2006
Tuesday, August 22, 2006
The questions from the July 2006
That my friends is comedy gold.
Sunday, August 13, 2006
Have I mentioned we have a lot of hills around here? This one is so steep at the top that it's tough to keep the front wheel down.
Vinings Georgia also known as Cobb's fake small town.
Down by the river.
This is the usually very busy Cobb Parkway.
Thursday, August 10, 2006
Unfortunately he’s not in
I was reading the Economist when my eyes were drawn to a photo of a man standing astride an Xtracycle. Rod Byran, an independent candidate for governor in Arkansas, is getting international press with his outsider campaign. Mr. Bryan believes that making it easier for people to ride bicycles would improve the quality of life, make everyone healthier, and lessen