The bicycle is often spoken about in terms of its ‘humbleness’ and technological simplicity. But this is unfair. Because of our current car-addled universe, we sometimes forget the huge social impact of the bicycle in favour of grander societal arcs.
It’s also difficult to express sincerity when dealing with a topic that invites such earnestness, so that’s why I’m going to use distinctly non-journalistic language to tell you that the bicycle is TOTALLY AWESOME, and it DEFINITELY changed the world’s approach to those of us with LADY BITS.
Women: stand up and applaud the rust bucket in your garage. For it had a big part in creating a world where you can freely argue with Caitlin Moran on Twitter about whether real feminists eat avocados.