A fascinating insight into bicycle culture in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – a city where pure necessity makes the bicycle one of the most widely used form of transport. Yet in Bulawayo, little provision is made for safety or facilities for cyclists and going by bike is strictly for the brave.
The fascinating story of Shaun Knipe, a man who has chosen to escape society’s conforms and live his life on Cape Town’s Streets. His bicycle, is both his home and his freedom machine.
To kick off our new series of Commuter Stories, we asked South African journalist and passionate commuter cyclist Telford Vice to share his experience of cycling in Cape Town… “Why do I ride a bicycle? Silly question. Here’s a better one: why doesn’t everyone ride a bicycle?”