Originally Posted by Eggplant Jeff
Dude, you're seriously getting into troll territory here.
He was posting an article that he quite reasonably expected might be of interest to other bicycle commuters. While his thread title was perhaps a tad alarmist, he never said he was advocating not cycling.
And he never said you should "confine" yourself to parks, although perhaps a little confinement could be good for certain people <cough> <cough>... However if given the option, I think MOST cyclocommuters would prefer a path through a park over a highway... not just for the cleaner air, but it is quieter, more scenic, and generally more pleasant.
Yes, that reply was pretty grumpy, wasn't it?