Bike story from Afghanistan

on March 24, 2010

I just read this story in the Los Angeles Times about Abdul Hibib, a one-legged bike mechanic. His story is really interesting — he’s a man who has lived through a lot of war and has since dedicated his life to fixing bicycles. What strikes me about Hibib is that he seems to think about bikes and getting around a lot like we do here in the U.S., “With a bicycle, you don’t sit in traffic,” he says. I hear that.

Photo by Basil D Soufi
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