Tuesday, June 19, 2018

I Want to Ride My...

...Bicycle! 🎵🎶 (One of Mo's favorite songs!)

The Swiss love their wheels! The infrastructure of Zug is set up perfectly for bike riding - lots of paths, parking, and places to buy/rent bikes. Pretty much at every public building and public transport hub, there are oodles and oodles of bikes:
At the Zug Bahnhof.















Double-decker bike parking system.











 
As with all things, the Swiss have their own personal style in bikes:
Flowered...












...fLoWeReD...



...and FLOWERED!












Fancy tires...


















...chrome...












...even zebra striped!












My favorite, of course, pays homage to chocolate:
Toblerone!
Joe is a fan of the e-bikes:
Baskets are popular, too.

Being the engineer, Joe has seen some bikes that just deserve closer inspection:
A Swiss made "trekking" bike...
...with a transmission...

...and a belt drive...
...and disc brakes, of course.

Today I have a 10-speed poem (or 16-line poem, depending how you look at it).
pedal, pedal
coast
fastest rider 
boast

uphill
climb
bike bell
chime 

gear shift
click
downhill 
quick

competition 
toast
pedal, pedal
coast 
©2018, Bridget Magee. All Rights Reserved.

4 comments:

  1. I really want one of those cool Suisse bikes (with a bell of course)

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    1. If you didn't have a bell, Joe, you'd have to say "entschuldigung" really quietly in order to pass. When Switzerland, do as the Swiss. =)

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  2. Somehow the commenting changed! Love seeing all the bikes, Bridget and everything you share.

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    1. Thank you, Linda, for BOTH your comments (email and here)! I love that you are sharing our adventure. =)

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