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Bookmark: http://www.ragingbike.co.uk Webmastery: a calming influence Hits: 8/10 Robert DeNiro

Raging Bike, By Sam Walker

Bookmark: http://www.ragingbike.co.uk

Webmastery: a calming influence

Hits: 8/10

Robert DeNiro used to cycle to auditions in New York City. Maybe that's where he got inspiration for the "You looking at me?" scene in Taxi Driver: As cyclists, we certainly hope drivers are looking at us; just not the wrong way. The Incidents section in Raging Bike is a roll-call of Highway Code violators and misplaced aggression. Registration is the place to vent spleen. The raison d'tre of the site though is emissions. Nine to be exact; all fairly noxious when mixed in a smoky brew, and served at the nearest tailpipe. "After specifying some demographic data, users enter their miles travelled and the system does the rest, calculating personal contributions on an on-going basis." Aggragated and displayed as a green report card, the figures drive home the humble cyclist's eco credential. You looking at me?

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