The majority of your morning is spent running around grabbing everything you need for your bike
helmet, bike lock, bike lock key, lights, spare lights, hi-vis… the bike itself!
Even if you make eye contact with the driver in a side road, you still brace yourself for when they inevitably pull out and cut you up
We’ve been wronged so many times before!
During those winter months you can never have enough hi-vis stuff!
Shine bright like a diamond
Sweaty mess is your signature look and a desk draw full of deodorant is essential!
If we don’t turn up sweaty, we turn up drenched from the rain so really there is no winning.
You start challenging yourself daily to beat your usual commute time
Even if it’s just by a minute or two
When you pass any fellow bikers on the road and there is an exchange of unspoken respect
I feel you bro
There is definitely an us vs them dilemma when it comes to bikers and drivers
The feud is real, but why? We all just want to get where we’re going
At the end of each day you have to give yourself a little pep talk to bike all the way back home
We’re so tired though! Logistically, would your boss even know if you slept there tonight?
Ultimately, it’s the thought of what you’re having for dinner that gets you through the last hurdle and back home
You earned it though, treat yo self!
You only need to get stranded with a flat or something worse once to vow never to get stranded again
The tool kit has a permanent home in your backpack now!
You know you shouldn’t get a superiority complex, but at the same time not everybody’s commute is David Attenborough approved
Just doing our part for the planet and polar bears
And finally, all those pennies you save, sure don’t hurt!
Fuel prices going up? No worries, my legs are my fuel!