Slow to start, but it still rolls along

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Woman on a clunker

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Posters from the backpack, wet roads and a bike well suited to a steady, consistent pace.

“My bike is very old and it is hard to start again when I stop.”

Photographer’s notes: By the time I spoke this rider, I had been following her block after block, waiting for her to stop at a light so I could introduce myself. Every time, she rolled slowly to the light from a distance, almost stopping, and then the light would change and she would start again.

Did you notice the posters sticking out of her backpack?

“This is my small, small job. I hang them on the wall. This is from the Conservatorium at La Monnaie.”


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