Edward Norton wrote:I drove my car in NJ for a year and no one ever said ‘nice ride’ however, rarely a day goes by that someone doesn’t say something really nice about the bike.
Edward Norton wrote:What kind of bike do you have Tel? My Bullitt rides differently to a normal bike and I was very wobbly for at first. I’m concerned it would put people off if they tried for anything less than a day . . .
Thomas Tipton wrote:Very curious as to how that steering mechanism works.
Inge Leonora-den Ouden wrote:Wow, you're courageous to ride your (cargo) bikes in such bike-hostile environments! I am so happy to live in the best bicycle country in the world: the Netherlands. It's almost all flat and there are cycle paths everywhere.
But of course there's a downside: people here are so used to see bicycles, they never say 'nice ride'
Edward Norton wrote:
Inge Leonora-den Ouden wrote:...
Thank you Inge. I did spend five years riding in London back in the late 80’s and early 90’s. It was a pretty hostile environment, so I learnt how to stay safe a long time ago. One of my favourite Youtubers is Not Just Bikes. He’s a Canadian who wanted to bring his family up in a nice safe bike friendly place, so naturally moved to the Netherlands. He posts lots of comparisons and makes me want to move to your country next . . . Or Denmark, Sweden, hmmm . . . There’s a lot of European (bike) friendly countries I can no longer just move to. Apparantly, there are no cyclists in your country because when everyone does it, you don’t need to differentiate. ...