Following up the bestselling "Bike Snob," BikeSnob NYC
takes on the trials and triumphs of bike commuting with snark,
humor, and enthusiasm. From the deadly sins of biking to tactics
for dealing with cars, this primer is a must-read for cyclists new
and seasoned alike.
"Weiss is a Brooklyn-based cyclist and writer. His book is 240 pages of optimism hidden in snark, of hope cloaked in sarcasm, and it's full of sometimes scathing, always accurate cycling observations that occasionally border on genius....But for all its sardonic wit - and there is a lot of it - "The Enlightened Cyclist'' at its core is an honest look at a growing culture of bicycle commuters vying for a slice of the road in a car-dominated culture that still considers the bicycle an "alternative'' means of transportation. Mixed into the snark stew is a plea for commuters of all stripes - pedestrian, cyclist and driver - simply to get along." - The Unnamed Cyclist
Eben Weiss, aka BikeSnobNYC, is a previously anonymous and massively popular cycling blogger. His platform has grown since writing the first book. His blog keeps growing -- now getting over 400,000 visits a month.