Moving Targets – NYTimes.com
During morning rush, the teeth-gritting of drivers is almost audible, as superbly fit cyclists, wearing Sharpie-toned spandex and riding $3,000 bikes, cockily dart through the swampy, stolid traffic to offices with bike racks and showers.
Who needs a $3,000 bike to outrun a car in the city.? Most clunkers can do that.
Did you have a pretty good bike in Boston when you were a messenger? I can imagine you darting around cars.