Posted April 16, 2009, 11:34 pm

"Cycling Trendiness: Fetishizing the Dutch"

It’s the fetishization of European cityscapes, and the divisive one-or-the-otherness between the trop pratique and the trop sportif that I find so distressing. It is one of the primary problems in the perception of cycling in the United States. Bikes can be a part of culture, not just bike culture, but Dutch bikes aren’t the only magical keys that can do it.

Via The Joke Is Up

(Haven’t had much time to write here lately, but hopefully these little bites will keep this blog from completely wasting away.)

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