I am getting fitter, and get exercise everyday – my beer belly gets smaller every day.
When I get there I feel far more awake than I ever did before, and when I get home I am less uptight, if a little sweaty.
I can park my bike anywhere I want, places you can’t park a car without getting it towed.
I often beat cars on journeys, and ride straight through the middle of traffic jams. The look on drivers faces as I do this makes me smile.
I am saving £3-4 a day on travel, which I spend on too much coffee.
I get to see far more of the city, taking scenic routes and seeing all the wonderful condom strewn parks it has to offer.
I get to complain about unaware, polluting car drivers in a condescending and patronising tone as though I care more than I do.
Completely pointless post, but Meghan took this picture of me, and some lucky reflection made me and my traffic-jam-beating Dawes look like this. Things I have noticed since I started riding everywhere: