Besides, Chavira says, "bike advocates in Los Angeles are particularly belligerent about biking, and although I appreciate their fervor, I also can't stand their smug attitudes."
"Bikes are boring."
There, somebody finally said it. The somebody was Tony Chavira, one of the bloggers at the urban design and living site FourStory. Chavira was complaining about Bike to Work Week, a feel-good non-event he was chiding because, deep down, when people say they hate cars, they mean they hate the sight of other people driving cars.
fanciful images of alternative transportation, including the
"all-terrain skateboard" pictured above. Not too far-fetched,
considering the photo from 1965 that we ran here a few days ago of Hobie Alter peeling down PCH on a motorized skateboard: