Bike Snob NYC

High Anxiety

In the move “Goodfellas,” Nora Ephron’s enduring classic in which Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal play platonic friends who eventually become lovers, there’s the scene in which Henry Hill finally gets busted and, in a voiceover, says the following: For a second, I thought I was dead, but when I heard all the noise I… Continue Reading →

Gravel Is The New Macadam

Back in the late 19th century, when our velocipedal forebears roamed the earth, the most precious of all resources was the paved, or “macadamized,” road: See, roads in those days were still all rutted and full of hoofprints or whatever, so when word spread that someone had laid down some fresh madacam, proto-wankers like the… Continue Reading →


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