Reader: Bicycling won't get too popular in Colorado because of all the fat, lazy people

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Our Sam Levin has offered up a series of posts about bicycling and commuting, with the latest, about a likely record number of Denver cycling accidents in 2012, stirring up commentary aplenty. Here's a post by a reader who thinks bicyclists won't ever take over the road, for reasons having to do with an often overshadowed deadly sin: sloth.

Guest writes:

Let's look on the bright side; there are far too many fat, lazy, and generally unhealthy people in this state and across the country that cycling as a mode of transportation will never get too popular. Motorists should just simmer down when it comes to cyclists on the road. I mean seriously, why are drivers in a big rush for anyway? Can't wait to get to your job you hate, or home to your fat spouse and fat kids?

For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

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