Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on April 7th, 2008 at 2:40 pm
In yet another sign of biking’s ascent into the mainstream, not biking was on a list of “distinctly Oregon sins” published by the Oregonian on Saturday.
In an article that appeared on the front page of the O’s Living section, reporter Nancy Haught decided to follow the Vatican’s lead and add a few new sins to the official list of Seven Deadly Sins.
Along with “drinking instant coffee” and “refusing to sort your recyclables” was a bike-related sin that caught my eye. According to Haught, in Oregon, “Not commuting to work, shuttling kids, schlepping groceries or transporting furniture on a bike” is a sin.
Fittingly, the the article came out the same day as the Oregon Bike Summit.
Read the full article here.