New from Bicycle Portraits today – can’t wait for their book :-)

PS – Read to the end and please tell me you agree that Craig Harwood is so wrong;-)

“Hi everyone. We’ve been working hard on getting all our latest images and interviews on the site. But we did make time to quickly shoot off for a short Bicycle Portraits trip a week ago. In Grabouw, a town not too far from Cape Town, we met young Loza Philani. He told us, ‘My bicycle is like oxygen to me – it keeps me alive.’ We know how he feels…

Loza Philani ‘My bicycle keeps me fit, it keeps me exercised. I use it to go and gym on the mountain.’

André Seupershad ‘Today I came to see my twin brother here at Addington Hospital. He’s at ward 10B. He’s got an abscess in his lungs. I miss him a lot.’

Brandan Searle ‘I’m a fitness manager. I ride from where we live in North Beach, Durban out to the club every day. It’s my mode of transport. I enjoy it. It certainly keeps me five-alive.’

Bertin Cikuru ‘I had already become too fat. I had put on weight but while I exercised with it I have become… my stomach was too fat but it’s already getting smaller. That’s why I love my bike so much. I have seen my weight problem cured again.’

Craig Harwood ‘You don’t get much chicks when you ride a bicycle – if you could we would all have chicks by now! There are no chicks into guys with bicycles, you’ve got to get a vehicle. You see, if I had a like maybe a tan… or whatever – those two… two rider bicycles or whatever. But chicks are more into guys that got vehicles that can show off their money like. I suppose it’s more comfortable and luxurious sitting on a chair in a vehicle with air conditioning, burning up fuel than sitting on a bicycle and being exposed to fresh air and the sounds and the birds and whatever comes to mind.’

Craig knows!

– Stan & Nic.



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  1. Leonard says:

    Maybe Craig should get a skateboard!

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