The Atlantic is carrying a Londoner’s perspective on cycling in the first city of the UK, and its a doozy:

Rule No. 1 on the road here is that submitting to another slender tire ahead of you is an indignity comparable to allowing oneself to be peed on in public.

There’s a certain level of hilarity in this piece if only because I recognize many of the same personality disfunctions at home in Toronto.

Hell on Wheels – Lionel Shriver – The Atlantic