Author Topic: We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!  (Read 4077 times)

MrCash

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We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!
« on: May 14, 2014, 12:17:36 PM »

Gin1984

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Re: We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2014, 12:24:28 PM »
Blink, blink, that was so dumb it hurt my head to finish it.

Lans Holman

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Re: We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2014, 12:26:20 PM »
Dude has some issues, huh?  It doesn't seem to have occured to him that you could use a bike for both commuting and fun.  Or that by saving on gas you could free up more time in your life for fun. 

odput

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Re: We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2014, 12:50:27 PM »
Read it all and it must be tongue in cheek...there is just no other possible explanation

mindaugas

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Re: We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2014, 03:49:13 PM »
I'll play devil's advocate. There are some frustrating commutes I start to re-think cycling.

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Re: We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2014, 09:51:50 AM »
Dude has some issues, huh?  It doesn't seem to have occured to him that you could use a bike for both commuting and fun.

You could even have multiple bikes dedicated to each purpose.  :D

thepokercab

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Re: We Must Ban the Bicycle Commute!
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2014, 11:50:53 AM »
I think its mostly tongue and cheek.  Basically, he's saying that the bike is a tool for the non-conformist, and he'll be damned if he corrupts it by using it to transport him to his oppressive, very much conformist, job. 

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To ride a bike to work is to subsume pleasure into the machinations of productivity

Of course, the obvious argument back is that riding the bike to work, is going to get you to financial independence faster, which means you can stop working for the man sooner.