Why All the Fuss About Bikes?

Kasey Klimes says that the hype around bicycles isn't just sustainability, or health. It's that bicycles connect people to their neighborhoods and their communities in a more meaningful way.
May 29, 2011, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Klimes says the biycle is "an instrument of experiential understanding":

"Yes, the bicycle is a marvelously efficient machine of transportation, but in the city it is so much more. The bicycle is new vision for the blind man. It is a thrilling tool of communication, an experiential device for the beauty and the ills of the urban context. One cannot turn a blind eye on a bicycle – they must acknowledge their community, all of it."

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Published on Monday, May 23, 2011 in This Big City
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