Bike elitism can show up in lots of ways. One way is car-shaming.
Do you own a car? If you don’t own a car, do you use car sharing more than once a month? Do you accept rides from people? Do you use a car to travel around the state? Do you use a vehicle when you move to a new home?
If the answer to more than two of these questions is yes, then according to some people, you don’t qualify for the exclusive car-free bike-only club.
Of course, this isn’t a formal club. But that doesn’t mean people aren’t routinely excluded from it.
‘Bike Elitism‘ is itself shameful.