Because it is easier to park my bike downtown than my car. And because I can have more drinks at happy hour if I bike there. And I can cut down on planning my schedule around the infrequent but convenient bus (instead of the more frequent but further a way bus..it is faster to ride a bike). Because most trips I take are less than 3 miles anyway, might as well get some incidental exercise.
Freedom (the first post was the truest**
For god's sake, to all those busting the "I haven't bought petroleum in a month" guy's chops, really? It seems to me like he was saying he hasn't bought gasoline. It seems to me like the implication was he reduced his consumption and was proud of that. But nope, somebody on a bicycle discussion board can't let that outrageous statement stand. (If "IHBPIAM" is a gal, please change all gender pronouns as appropriate.)
I din't see any posts from an IHBPIAM on this thread. Also no posts referring to not buying gas for a month. Are you mixed up or is it me?