Societal Change and Cycling

He’s exactly right! I can only hope the change keeps happening as quickly as it has been lately!

There And Back Again

There’s been plenty of news lately in the war between cyclists and motorists.  I suppose there always is a lot in the news on this subject if you simply look for it.  Still, it seems more widespread than ever before and it makes me wonder if we are on the verge of some great change.

Let me tell you a story.

As a youngster in the 1970s, I eagerly accepted temporary employment at the local Eagles Club selling snacks during Bingo Night.  I would load up a cart of goodies and circulate amongst several hundred people, trying to sell my wares.

One of my strongest memories is that everyone smoked.  A lot.  As the evening wore on, a haze from the second-hand smoke would fill the hall, slowly expanding downward from the ceiling.  It was very impressive.  There was a handful of people who preferred not to be in the smoke-filled…

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