"...critical mass is not an organization, it's an unorganized coincidence. It's a movement ... of bicycles, in the streets. Accordingly, this isn't the official Critical Mass web page, because there is no official Critical Mass web page. There are, however, a bunch of unofficial web pages."a recent article: critical mess
...a few things about Denver: "One, policemen here are conservative, and two,
it's not a bike-friendly town. But I will say this: Critical Mass has grown
exponentially since the price of gas started going up."
he's right about that. in a city that claims to be a "bike friendly" city, there sure are a lot of motorists who would give a shit for anyone on less than 4 wheels.
one account from afriend nearly being run off the road by some jerry in a large suv: "asshole", shouts the jerry out his larger-than-his-ego-but-smaller-than-his-wife-size-window, then speeds to the next stoplight. afriend catches up to stopped suv at stoplight, opens the unlocked hatchback, and says: "asshole.." leaving jerry at the stoplight with an open rear-end. afriend pedals off in great laughter.
but seriously- what have we come to?
and we thought those canadians were just a bunch of nice beer loving people...