This past weekend, my Singaporean friend and I went to Galway, in the west of Ireland. From there we took a ferry to Aran Island to see more glorious landscapes and, you guessed it, go bicycling.
We lasted about forty-five minutes before we took the bikes back and set off on foot. I mean there were all sorts of helmet issues and gears falling off chains or chains falling off gears issues -- I don't know proper bicycle terminology. The worst part was trying to ride up some of the treacherous hills, evidenced here:
We must face facts and accept that bicycling is just not a finer thing, because the problem certainly is not user error.