Recently we decided to celebrate the coming of Spring by buying ourselves micro scooters.
invented in Switzerland).
are sensible in many respects: they fold up to a very small package you can take on a bus or train without having to pay fair you would get charged for taking a bike, and you don't have to wear lycra to ride one.
cave (cellar) in which we could store bikes, they are a far more practical proposition. In fact it means we can decide at a moments notice to leap out the front door and scoot our way down the lake front to watch sunset.