Contributor: Arthur Holland Michel

Arthur Holland Michel was born in Cusco, Peru. Since then, he has lived on four continents, most recently in the US, where he is founding an interdisciplinary research and art group on drones at Bard College. Arthur is a writer, editor, cyclist and gastronome.

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The pace of coexisting in NYC

During Mayor Bloomberg's 12-year tenure, bike infrastructure and commuting has skyrocketed, with over 480km of new bike lanes and in 2008-2012, a two-fold increase in cyclists. As Bloomberg's time in office draws to a close, writer and avid cyclist Arthur Holland Michel sends this dispatch from the streets of NY, a meditation on riding in a city divided by its love and loathing of bicycles.