From City Lab via Vox, a group of bicyclists in Latvia demonstrated recently the “the automobile’s poor economy of space” by wearing homemade “skeletal sedans.” The bikers made their pedaling protest during a rainy, morning rush, adding time to everyone’s commute. Oh, you Latvians on bikes with car-like cages around you. You’re adorable and making a point all at once.
That said, the protestors also proved that while cars may take up more space, you will get wetter riding a bike in the rain. And as Egg Shen reminds us in Big Trouble in Little China: