Pretty engaging data about bicycle markets and their index—Bike infrastructure is becoming an indicator of growing cities.
There are some issues with how they do their research (only consulting bikes for sale rather than measuring other programs that a city might have), but it definitely provides some interesting insights.
“Messengers are big fixie aficionados, but more and more fixed-gear bikes are being ridden by nonmessengers, most conspicuously the kind of younger people to whom the term “hipster” applies and who emanate from certain neighborhoods in Brooklyn.”
According to our…
Reblog if you legally purchased something BECAUSE you saw it on YouTube or downloaded it.
Why else would I buy vinyl if I didn’t know what it sounded like first?
welcome to the 21st century, copyright freaks.
And without the so-called piracy, you would never have discovered or gotten into it to begin with.
“I got a bottle opener butterfly for like $10 and I was practicing playing with it for like five days. And I was taking a shit one evening, and my shirt accidentally got tucked, and I saw myself in the full body mirror in the bathroom. I was wearing the white sneakers and I started doing a two-step. And I was just, like…I could do something with this.”