The Life-Sized City Blog: Musical Bicycles

There are scores of songs outside of Denmark that include the bicycle and one of our readers, Ronald, started this little series by suggesting The Descendants. They're a punkrocky kind of band, a kind of poor man's Blink 182 or Green Day. But there are bicycle-related lyrics:

"What will it be like when I get old? Will I still hop on my bike and ride around town?"

Two-thirds of the way into the video there are some shots of the band riding normal bikes in normal clothes.Then you have The Red Hot Chili Peppers and their Bicycle Song featuring these lyrics in the chorus:

"How could I forget to mention, the bicycle is a good invention..."

Disclaimer: The inclusion of these videos does not necessarily reflect my own musical tastes.

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