Bike Lane Blues of the Day: As we’ve seen, NYC cyclists don’t always respect the rules of the road. But, as New Yorker Casey Neistat makes painfully clear in this PSA, it’s hard to respect the rules when the rules don’t respect you. (via thedailywh.at)
Can I borrow $700 ?
“Town Stool is a modern piece of furniture inspired by well worn bicycle saddles, realized here in wood. The saddle and legs of this stool are made from ash, the legs are ebonized and the seat is stained in dark pecan. The saddle is sprung, like the leather saddles of many town bikes.” www.etsy.com
All 12 reasons sound peachy on paper. Here in SF and most cities, getting on a bike you are taking a risk at getting mowed over by some idiot talking on her cell phone in Lexus (yes, I am a little prejudice to rich folks and women drivers). I for one haven’t been on a bike in SF since my bike was stolen right out from under me while it was being watched by a Russian security guard at 24 Hr Fitness at Market/ Church. Suspicious for sure.
12 reasons to start using a bicycle for transportation
CLICK FOR 12 Reasons Listed by Mother Nature Network
- Would You Ride Your Bike More Often If It Looked Like a Horse? (inhabitat.com)
I never thought a bike seat could be sexy. In my over active porn fantasy mind I visualize denim on denim. This is one seat I’d ride bareback! WAIT!?!? WHAT!?
Levi’s works over their denim into the form of a saddle for this (one-off?) with UNIK Bike, Fixerati & Brother Cycles. “as produced in collaboration with the Belgian UNIK Bikes , who assembled the frame created by Brother Cycles and components Fixerati.” We like the saddle. Your denim will bleed onto your saddle anyways – so why not make it match. Then again, that stitching may not be comfortable for long. (f)