Over at the Bike League blog, a fellow CUNYite talks about cycling in NYC and her relationship with bikes:
I have learned that every bike has a story. I learn from their dents and the shapes they come in and the tales that their owners tell. Every bicycle has a lot to say. Everyday, these old bicycles teach me something new, as long as I am willing to listen.
For the whole story, check out http://blog.bikeleague.org/blog/2012/05/why-i-ride-2-every-bike-has-a-story/.