31 Oct '15, 1am

Singapore, aim to be first tropical cycling city:

Last weekend, as I dusted off my bicycle from the basement of my apartment block and took my first ride in years to the neighbourhood mall and back, the English rock band Queen's song "Bicycle Race" popped into my head. The catchy chorus goes: "I want to ride my bicycle / I want to ride my bike / I want to ride my bicycle / I want to ride it where I like". The international hit, released in 1978, was inspired by the Tour de France and its official video featuring a bicycle race with nude women at Wimbledon Stadium caused a hullabaloo at the time. Throughout its history, the humble bicycle has oft been associated with notions of liberty, freedom, and an accompanying sense of carefree happiness. Perhaps it is these qualities, and the imagination it inspires, that led American novelist Christopher Morley to write: "The bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/opinion/spore-aim-to-be-first...

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