When you see someone biking this Winter, give them a thumbs up, and be glad you’re waiting behind them, because they aren’t taking up a parking spot you want when you get to where you’re going.
To the guy who yelled “get real!” at me as I cycled to work in the snow this morning and made me jump out of my skin:
1. You’re an arsehole.
2. What possible difference does it make to your day whether or not *I* cycle to work? You weren’t even heading in the same direction, so it wasn’t like I was in your way.
3. I hope you skid and get stuck in a snow drift.
Get real: Whereas I don’t expect random idiots like that to comprehend that some people actively don’t want to drive, I’d hope that maybe he’d understand that not everyone can afford to drive. I kinda fall into that category. Very, very reluctantly I am learning to drive finally. I feel like I am selling out and going against everything I believe in… but even if I miraculously pass my test, our functional car…
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