The New Yorker

As the Tour de France is moving towards its final stages, here’s a totally different, intriguing story about cycling. The story of the Rwanda Cycling Team, formed of young men who grew up amid the 1994 genocide, in a country where owning a bicycle is still a luxury. It’s a very long piece, and totally worth your time. I, for one, can’t get this sentence out of my mind: “The bike gives suffering a purpose”.

From Weekly Filet #29, in August 2014. More on: #

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