One thing I miss about the US is the whacky cycling culture. Copenhagen and Amsterdam can compete on having the nicest, tidiest bicycle infrastructure in true, civilized European fashion. That’s nice and all, but can’t they just get down and shake it for once? Portland, Oregon, where I lived for 6 years, is hands down the champion when it comes to funky creativeness on bicycles and otherwise. Here are some pictures from a typical bicycle competition from a few summers ago.
I’ve been living in Copenhagen and Amsterdam the past two years but haven’t seen anything like this. Anyone know of towns doing similar things? Maybe Berlin?