Contemplating CT cycling conditions…

Contemplating CT cycling conditions…

After a week of everyday,  urban cycling in Sevilla, I’m contemplating my ride home today… In a city such as Sevilla, where cycling is simply an ordinary activity, it’s easy: no change of clothing needed, no helmet, no bike lights (streets are well lit), no psyching yourself up for the aggression, hostility and life-threatening behaviour you’re likely to encounter, no contemplation of hills or distance. Quick 2-5km ride or so home, possibly on bike lanes, but definitely on roads with lower speed limits, respectful drivers, and pedestrians who expect to see you and give you space. At those distances you don’t even need a shower…  Sigh… It’s even simpler than going by car:-(



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