Risk taker.


Riding up Fifth Ave on a hot and humid summer’s day, I managed to get myself stuck in the middle of the six lane road. Feeling terrified that I would never be able to escape left or right as cars, cabs and buses whizzed by me, a cool-looking old man riding [more cleverly than I] in the bus lane shouted to me “You’re crazy, girl! Woo! Good thing you’ve got that helmet!”. I took it as a compliment and pretended I was just a hardcore, high on life cyclist with a death wish, until I finally managed to turn left and exhale.


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