Latvian cyclists reach critical mass

  • 2007-07-11
  • By Talis Saule Archdeacon
RIGA - Shortly after buying a bike and joining the Riga cycling community, I heard about a worldwide event involving hundreds 's in some cities thousands 's of cyclists that has just recently reached Latvian shores. It's cleverly named "Critical Mass," and it has been going on for 15 years worldwide, but only for about two months in Riga. I had not heard good things about the Riga event. The few cyclists I spoke with about it said it amounted to a bunch of hooligans riding around, getting drunk, and causing trouble. They said that the critical massers are giving us honest, hard working ...
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