Cycling in NYC

Here’s a brief piece by Lizzie Widdicombe that appeared in the Sept 3, 2012 edition of the New Yorker about a morning in the life of a New York City bicycle messenger. It has some great descriptions of the dangers involved in riding a bike around the largest city in the country. While the profession of bike messenger has been on the wane, the rising cost of oil over the next few decades will most likely make it more common, cost-effective and respectable again.

Article (PDF) – Unfortunately the New Yorker doesn’t keep stuff on their site unless you’re a subscriber.


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