It happens every day: The city has graciously created bike lanes along certain avenues, but you don't have to cycle for more than a few blocks before you encounter some jackass in an SUV double-parked right in the middle of one.
New York City is not alone in this, of course; a rather XL-sized cyclist from Brazil finds cars often blocking the bike lanes in his own city, and has come up with his own solution for removing them. What cyclist hasn't fantasized about doing this?
A few years ago we showed you Casey Neistat's analysis of the blocked-bike-lanes problem, and the video was funny enough that it bears a repeat viewing:
Speaking of Neistat and bicycles, I've seen him zip past my block numerous times in the past few years (his studio is nearby) on his own bike. I wondered what he might make of CitiBike, and sure enough, he's made a video analyzing the system in an entertaining way.
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He then sent it to the New York Times, who "were forced to reject it due the to gratuitous use of the word ASS," he writes. "I was unwilling to remove the profanity." Here it is, in all its uncut glory: