Lionel Shriver Lionel Shriver

You can’t possibly hate cyclists more than we hate each other

I’ve cycled for primary transportation for 53 years. Accordingly, I’m not naive about the degree of resentment — nay, loathing — that the general population harbours towards what I’m reluctant to dub the ‘cycling community’, since no group of people behaves less like brethren. You may hate cyclists, but you can’t possibly hate cyclists more than they hate each other.

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Lionel Shriver
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Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver is a columnist at The Spectator and author of We Need to Talk About Kevin, among other books.

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