Well, that takes the biscuit!
An American from a city that freezes over in their winter is telling Australian local government politicians to wake up and join in behind the public, who are well ahead of the game.
Quite right too, and just in time, with a council election here in March 2012.
“My advice to Australian cities which may think they can never aspire to this, is the public is ahead of government when it comes to the bike culture,” he said.
“Get out there and do some things and you'll be surprised by how much people will come along.”
Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/executive-style/fitness/wintry-city-a-wonderland-for-cyclists-20111009-1lfh6.html#ixzz1aQPDvM6K