Sunday, March 1, 2015

Cyclists, Rest Your Weary Limbs on Seattle's First-Ever 'Leaning Rails'

Cyclists who want to relax while waiting at traffic lights—without performing a troublesome, potentially crotch-crushing dismount, that is—can grab a sign post or put a foot on the curb. Or, if they're in Seattle, they can slide up to these swanky, new "leaning rails" and take a load off. Read more.

1 comment:

lagatta à montréal said...

This is excellent. Mikael has already shown similar ones at Copenhagenize. These are excellent for cyclists "of a certain age", like me, who have slight mobility problems or disabilities (arthritis, in my case). Because of the arthritis, I have an open (women's) frame so no problem hopping off the bike, but jumping back on can be very painful if I've had a flare-up, and cycling is about the best exercise to improve muscle tone and relieve the joint pain.