In his new book, BikeSnobNYC reaches the final frontier of cycling: riding with the family. As his choice to take to the road with his toddler son in tow is met with bewilderment and disapproval from onlookers and the occasional motorist, he ponders why it's such a taboo. And what does it really mean to be a bike-friendly country? Seeking answers, he heads from the U.S. to London, Amsterdam, Gothenburg, and San Vito dei Normanni in search of an alternative. With humorous anecdotes and his trademark biting wit and wisdom, BikeSnobNYC takes us on his most personal narrative journey yet, and ultimately shines a light on the growing pains that exist in any culture that asks smartphone-obsessed text-happy pedestrians, the two-wheeled, and the four-wheeled to share the road.Nevertheless, due to the lack of Bike-Xuberance (which cannot exist when the population at large does not smile upon and celebrate cyclists for doing something aspeciala), none of these groups will so much as talk to each other. ... BIKES? YOU. MEAN. THOSE. THINGS. AT. WALMART? As amazing as it may seem, there are places where bicycles are in fact ... The nice thing about places like this is thatthe bikes are cheap and accessible, but the bad part is that they also tend to beanbsp;...
|Title||:||Bike Snob Abroad|
|Publisher||:||Chronicle Books - 2013-04-02|