Phil G-E’s post on winter cycling (below) reminded me of my all-time favorite ad:
I’d say that effectively sums up the situation. Driving isn’t a necessity–it’s taking the easy way out. The best part is that anyone can understand the appeal, no matter how entrenched they are in car culture. Whatever your political leanings, I think we can all agree that foreign oil is inferior to American manpower.
If your coworkers are bewildered by bike commuting, maybe this can help them figure it out.