A bicycle does get you there and more… And there is always the thin edge of danger to keep you alert and comfortably apprehensive. Dogs become dogs again and snap at your raincoat; potholes become personal. And getting there is all the fun.
Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
I defy anyone to go to the Oscars and feel like it’s normal. I mean, it’s such an insane thing. They shut down half of Los Angeles and you drive through closed-down roads to get there.
I try to lead a normal life. For example, I still take the tube. It sounds so silly, but I literally don’t think there’s a better way to get around London.
The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.