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Mystery SUV passenger, the patron saint of cold cyclists

Upon leaving Union Station last Friday night, Metro City Hall columnist (and 2011 Mensch of the Year finalist) Matt Elliott found himself being mocked by a group of drunk guys when they saw him grab a BIXI. “What are you doing renting a bike?” they asked. They had a point: It was snowing, -8 degrees, 10 p.m., and he didn’t even have gloves or a hat.

“I figured the hair would keep me warm,” he joked after the fact, referring to his Josh Groban–like mane.

 

Read the full post: “Mensch of the Week: Mystery SUV passenger, the patron saint of cold cyclists” on The GridTO .

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