7 Sim­i­lar­i­ties Be­tween a Soviet Ejec­tion Seat and Lash­ing a Bike to Your Back

Bicycling (South Africa) - - Stories -

1. When de­ployed cor­rectly, each will get you home.

2. The only time you’ll be com­fort­able wear­ing one is while bliss­fully float­ing in the air.

3. Walk­ing with ei­ther of them on your back is de­bil­i­tat­ing.

4. If you have to use ei­ther, you’ve made some re­ally poor de­ci­sions. 5. For a while, if you can for­get how you got there and what you have to do next, the view can be fan­tas­tic.

6. The sen­sa­tion of im­mi­nent phys­i­cal and psy­cho­log­i­cal dan­ger.

7. The pride in know­ing that a rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the pro­le­tariat is hang­ing from your shoul­ders.

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