Oakland’s scraper bikes

I just read this story in the Christian Science Monitor:


and thought I would share it with you. It made me cry, actually. I read
another short story about these bikes and saw a couple when I was back home
this summer. When I was at Bay Area Bikes buying my folding bike, a guy came
by with a three-wheel scraper bike, fitted out with a huge amp & boombox on
the back. Pretty amazing to see (and hear!).

As a former resident of East Oakland, there's just something about a young
Oakland man saying his goal is to win the Nobel Peace Prize that chokes me
up big time.


About Seth Longacre

primal health coach, vision fast guide, itinerant discalced Episcopal Deacon, barefoot runner, photographer, spiritual director, yoga teacher, minimalist, pilgrim
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