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Jack London on bicycling 
31st-Aug-2007 09:06 am
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"Ever bike? Now that's something that makes life worth living! I take exercise every afternoon that way. Oh, to just grip your handlebars and lay down to it, and go ripping and tearing through streets and road, over railroad tracks and bridges, threading crowds, avoiding collisions, at twenty miles or more an hour, and wondering all the time when you're going to smash up. Well now, that's something! And then go home again after three hours of it, into the tub, rub down well, then into a soft shirt and down to the dinner table, with the evening paper and a glass of wine in prospect - and then to think that tomorrow I can do it all over again!"

— Jack London
31st-Aug-2007 06:30 pm (UTC)
I'm saving that, thank you.
31st-Aug-2007 08:07 pm (UTC)
I so fucking love that we've divorced the car. ;-)
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