Posted 7.7.10 in Riding | Bookmark or Share
Cycling in sandals? I’m impressed!
over time, i developed a habit of carrying inside, but parking near doorway or coat rack. in britain, people might know how to steal bromptons better, but here, i think someone who would be inclined to steal a bike would first be confused by a folded brompton indoors.
What would you have her ride in?
I’m glad they allowed you to take them in all the way to the table!
And finally, what was the menu ?
Is EcoVelo advocating the use of Bromptons as a way to meet and date women? If so, I look forward to future installments in this series… If so, I have an idea for an automobile ‘door test’ equivalent for the Brompton.
“And finally, what was the menu ?”
Ha! Let’s see, veggie Thai yellow curry, veggie pad kee mao, green beans with tofu, and rice. Good stuff.
Funny — that restaurant screamed Thai to me, but only because it reminded me of Taste of Thai down on Broadway.
And silly me. I discounted that possibility just because it would have been such a looong ride on the Bromptons. As if they weren’t car-portable and wouldn’t have been an ideal way to catch an after-dinner movie at the Tower or some dessert at Gunther’s. Duh.
Oh wow – That dress and bike were obviously meant for each other!
@Sharper: srsly? Non-slip-on shoes with covered toes. If she has to be fashionable,carry the other shoes in a bag. I’ve had a shoe scuffed badly after a pedal-strike;glad it wasn’t my actual foot. Having your foot slip off the pedal and losing a shoe could also be painful.
Here in Tucson, we ride our Brommies all the time in open toed sandals.
(We just stay at the back of the pack for the bunch sprints).
Of course, we do barefoot running, too!
Yeah, a leisurely ride to dinner in sandals is not much of a health risk.
Srsly! At sidewalk speeds, pedal strike should be right after a Canadian invasion of California on Mrs. EcoVelo’s list of worries.
But this is coming from a guy who just rode his Raleigh Twenty barefoot to the market to get some milk and routinely wears sandals on his commuter, so take it as you will.