David Byrne writes about riding bicycles in NYC for nearly 30 years, including the early years withTalking Heads (iTunes) where they made fun of him for being like Pee Wee Herman. While noting how exhilarating riding across town is
“A ride across town gets the adrenalin going as one heads to work or to the studio in the morning. By the time one arrives for a meeting one is fully awake blood pumping, on alert ” having often just had 3 near-death experiences.”
Pam and I rode the Tour de Blast on Saturday. Still not feeling well, we backed the pace off after I blew on the first climb and rolled it recreationally with the thousands of cyclists.
Tour de Blast is a well-ran, fun event with stunning scenery of Mt. St Helens.
Tour de Blast photos in the Bike Hugger Photostream.