18 Nov '11, 8am

In the Fast Lane: Biking in Tel Aviv - TODAYonline

We were biking through the Jaffa flea market in southern Tel Aviv when we found ourselves in a narrow alley, threading our way past vintage clothing, stacks of Oriental rugs and a life-size neon likeness of Marilyn Monroe. It was the eve of a holiday, and the sidewalks were crowded with shoppers - uniformed soldiers on leave, families with children darting about. My 14-year-old had just missed knocking over a vendor selling jewelry. Then my friend Judy shrieked: A driver who had parked on the sidewalk started reversing out of his spot - just as three of our seven kids, riding on the sidewalk, approached on their bikes. I was beginning to wonder whether this expedition was a wise idea, but an hour later, as we glided through downtown Tel Aviv on a broad, shaded sidewalk, I couldn't imagine seeing this bustling, seaside metropolis any other way. We had quickly learned that a...

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