Changing Australian Attitudes For Cyclists
I can understand why cyclists could annoy people. I’m an impatient individual who doesn’t enjoy driving 30km/hour behind a Lycra’ed butt. And as a self-proclaimed lazy night owl, I hold a deep mistrust for anyone who chooses to get up before sunrise to pedal around ‘for fun.’ But despite my general unease and slight irritation, I don’t hate cyclists. I applaud anyone who has the motivation to combine exercise with environmentally friendly transport. However, it would seem that support for cycling is a rarity in Australia. When did everyone start hating cyclists? And what is everyone so angry about, anyway?