14 September 2008
Simplicity. Just Because.
All dressed up and everywhere to go. And you don't need a basket in order to decorate your bike. Just wrap some flowers around your handlebars.
Or under your seat. No reason. Just because. It's the simple aesthetic pleasures that count.
Bike outside The Opera in Copenhagen.
Are you an elitist? My sister sent me this link to a piece by Mark Morford, whose writing I enjoy, has this at #15 on his list of 18 ways to know if you are an elitist:
15. You speak a foreign language. This implies you might understand something of the world, have an interest in a culture other than your own, or have perhaps even traveled to some exotic foreign land that isn't Texas or New Jersey or Hawaii, a place where they like weird cheeses and don't fear gay people and ride bicycles to the opera.