Beater Bike in the French Quarter

Nothing is old… it is vintage. And if it is vintage… it is cool. It’s not rust… it’s a patina.

All bicycles weigh fifty pounds. A thirty-pound bicycle needs a twenty-pound lock. A forty-pound bicycle needs a ten-pound lock. A fifty-pound bicycle doesn’t need a lock. ~Author Unknown

Bicycle, French Quarter, New Orleans

Bicycle, French Quarter, New Orleans

After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go. You ride through Dreamland on wonderful dream bicycles that change and grow.
—-H.G. Wells, The Wheels of Chance