“Well, it’s just as with electric cars. When I tell you I own one, the first thing you say is that you can’t live with such little autonomy. Dude, autonomy is not an issue, efficiency is. You don’t commute to Lisbon every day and if you do you should consider another way of doing it. With bicycles it’s the same, believe me. But it’s very difficult for you to change the chip. I talk about the joys of riding everywhere, but you won’t listen. But if I say that you can fold a bike and take it with you in the car boot, well, you start to listen and things start making a bit of sense to you. Maybe that’s a way of changing things, right?”
More from the “On the Bench” series here.