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Bike Messengers in the 90s  It's Nice That Photography, Cycling, Its Nice That, Hughes, Bike, Bike Messenger, Trevor, 90s, Messenger

Before there were cycling cafes, before fixed gear bikes became the trademark of hipsters, before the word hipster even existed (just imagine it!) being a cycle courier was just another way of making a living, and not some kind of misguided fashion statement. Don’t believe me? Check out these photos of cycle couriers in Toronto that were taken over 20 years ago. Look at them all, relaxing for lunches in summery parks and hammering it across town in the bitter snow. Looks like fun right? And…

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Bike messemger // japan Alternative, People, Tokyo, Cyclists, Urban, Comedy, Bicycle Messenger, Bike Messenger, Bike Style

By John Greenfield [A version of this article also runs in the current Momentum magazine, www.momentumplanet.com.] Biking in Tokyo is not as bad as you’d think. Yes, it’s an extremely hectic, densely packed place - the metro area being roughly the population of California squeezed into the area of Hawaii. But when I visited this winter I found the world’s most populous mega-city to be a surprisingly comfortable and friendly place to pedal. The Tokyo transportation mix includes lots of…

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Marcelo Campos