It was the best place to ride. It was the worst place to ride.
That is the great irony of LA.
Rapha’s beautiful ode to tries to figure out Los Angeles. The diversity of places, landscapes, regions, colors, textures makes it hard to pin down and understand.
Yet even though its streets are often full of cars, “the bicycle is a way to travel between these things that mix.”
Even the conventional wisdom is that LA is big, “you can ride from your house to the snow and you’re back by 2 o’clock in the afternoon and you’re back in summer.”
Watch this beautifully poignant short video.