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August 25, 1964

The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 19

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Tuesday, August 25, 1964
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(Derethy Kllftllea la ee va-catiaa. Her guest calumeltt teday l Ik fatneoe stage and screeei acter, Antkeay par-klaa.) : '., ,.; , - ,.' " r - ; ' NEW YORK. By ANTHONY PERKINS Own a bicycle In New York. Lock it to. a No Parking lign at I p.m. and emerge at I 'p.m.. from that ' appointment with your lawyer at Madison and Mth with the aitky assurance that It will neither ba neces- , ' tary to Wedge yourself Into the back of ,ihe bu nor to duel with a harried cab driver. If the weather was at noon, you'd worn your bicycle suit a presentable but inelegant worsted, purchas ed and heavily worn in under graduate years and - held onto for this very purpose. In lest time than you could have made it by cab, you are home. There presumably, you have solved the one and only problem of the city bike rider. You must find way to park your bike. V you do not live on the ground floor, then wide elevator with a slow door Is good. Or' a sympathetic su perintendent who will give you access to his hallway and heavily remembered at 'Christ mas. There j are other system the basement, the nearby garage, for example but do not leave your bike chained to i an inside stairway In a public hall for longer than a week, or leave it chained outside for even overnight. It will disap- oear easily, noiselessly, lock :hains and ail. .' ' A good practical city bike It a lightweight frame with hand brake, three gear speed and a price tag of Mo. The elegant U speed racing, models are more expensive, more delicate and require snore maintenance. They are also more likely to be stolen. If you are In doubt about which to buy, try both at any of the numerous rentat placet in New York. . For , instance, a three speed can be rented quite easily along Central Park West. You can try your skUt for SI. 2S AO. hour.1 An hour will suffice you on the first day. Your ; legs will skitter, beneath you at if the pavement beat become a mushy jtabae -at pre post rout asolasses. Pay the man and try not to leava with a keeling lurch that reveals you as an ut ter dude. You may now decide to go beck 16 the 1RT and forget this undignified nonsense clear ly intended for persons half your age. Fighting with that ba was. you've learned, un wise. The eyes of a business associate widened perceptibly as you wneeied by. even though you gave Mm a self - assured wave. Three blocks later a child minted. But, on the next day, as you equlnn in taxi snagged in a Hopeless mass f symmetrically stacked bumpers,, you grimly say. i urns it would be quick. mm . - m . wbik. iou reacn for a bill and the cab driver says logically, "So walk, buddy." What you really meant was H would be quicker by bike, and eo H would. No above- round earth - bound meant of uwisponauon can beat biking - and the worse the traffic is. me easier things art for the wno can weave bis way quit safely around lines of stationary vehicles. . . a icw simple rules which I nave observed in I years of cycling are: 1 I: Stick to the riant when in . etreem of traffic, since you are Optical, Our aestHsl best Traffic Beater more slowly than the we pack. Don't pedal wwn the centre of the street. . Feychologlcally, you handicap yourself In the evae nl -h -i bus. drivers; who, by and large. ..; ry to give every advantage to aceaartallsei serr- easte eeeafert appear- Use Our Easy Credit Pita j JACK SCOW JEWELLERS ; 112 Sparks St, Ottawa i . T CkusAen ft, I I i PIAK3S. Teslsj; , I' tzi Bepalrt -, v 171 BP ARKS BTRXET .i..,,.,.,;, ., man r.:"''4 '.'' Vv the rider of the self vehicle, provided . it bog the road. propelled does not I: iDo. not, even for few blocks, ride the wrong', way down a oneway street.. 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