"Beautiful picture up there by the way - very nice.
The teachers' union protest is a great example. They came off to many people as absolute idiots. Whether they are or aren't is something I'm happy to discuss separately…"
"I have not done Critical Mass for a long time. I loved it: it made me feel a lot safer riding the streets with a lot of other cyclists. It was amazing to have the street be safe and filled with a feeling of joy.
I think the focus on the…"
"Critical Mass, from what I understand, has always been a ride in protest to car sick culture. it's never been about advocacy,
It's not a protest ride. It's not an advocacy ride.
It's just a bike ride."
"Critical Mass, from what I understand, has always been a ride in protest to car sick culture. it's never been about advocacy, although in the warmer months it's been sold as such.
The teachers union protest is a good example of just how…"
"No offense intended PJC but did you even read the posts here? Such as
-And, I actually stopped doing CM because it absolutely IS about intentionally trying to cause congestion, if not confrontation.
-Setting out to prove to everyone that…"
"I am not so sure that Critical Mass has the negative impact on the world's perception of cyclists that some of us might think. The amount of friendly and supportive honks and comments from people in cars easily meets or exceeds any negative…"
The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive: