I love bikes. I hate bike elitism. There's an awesome bike event happening in Boston this weekend you should check out called Boston by Night. It's an all night bike ride touring Architectural and Historic Sites of Boston. Starts at midnight, goes till sun up. Details here:
Boston By Bike...At Night
Midnight 'til dawn
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Twenty-second Annual Tour of Architectural and Historic Sites
Meet at *11:15pm* in front of Trinity Church in Copley Square
Bring a bicycle with a light and wear something reflective; helmet recommended.
Commemorative T-shirts available.
Bring something for pot luck breakfast Sunday in Christopher Columbus Park.
--> Please bring a spare inner tube that fits your tires.
Sponsored by the Back Bay Midnight Pedalers
For information call 617-522-0259
And in other bike news, Chris Piascik (http://chrispiascik.com/) has been doing this AWESOME series "all my bikes" on his blog. I was just thinking about all my old bikes and some of the bikes in my neighborhood this morning when I came across Chris' series. Maaaan - I used to sweat this kid's baby blue gt performer so hard!!! And those old scooters - the real ones with the little bike tires on them? So dope. Check out Chris' work, here's a sample: