Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Rosie (pictured below), my fabulous little 1970s Sears and Roebuck "Free Spirit" three-speed. Complete with a rack on the back and glossy red paint, this is how I get around town. I love my bike--and all bikes for that matter! I snatched up this beauty off of Craigslist (gasp!) for $40. Sweetness.
If you live near the square/campus (or hey, anywhere in Oxford for that matter), I highly recommend using a bike as your main mode of transport. And no, this is not just because I don't have an automobile (ok, maybe it is). I know that lots of Oxford's elite greenies and Honors Collegians love them a good bike, but I aim to spread the bicycle lovin' to everyone else in town (or anyone else who feels inspired!). Let's take a cue from those fabulous Europeans. Good old John F. Kennedy once said, "
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And so did the Beatles. Convinced yet?