Riding a bike always brings you a little closer to the things you wouldn't have noticed in a car.
Sometimes weird and disgusting
like this hairpiece (or scalp) lying on the snow.
Or something really heartwarming like this dog with his "wheelchair" I ran across in
Union Square while in Boston.
He had developed an unusual condition which cased his lower vertibrae to fuse together.
The owners were given the options of euthanasia, a very expensive and risky operation or extra care.
Given his advanced age and the danger of the operation, they chose care and the old dog seemed completely happy with the decision.
Then there was this icon, parked at a coffee shop in mythical Kalamazoo.
It's one of three Batmobiles from the 1966 TV series.
Still in perfect condition
and as cool as ever.