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Robert Penn

(year of birth unknown)

British author and journalist

“Like many people, I’m frustrated at the round of buying stuff that is designed to be replaced quickly. I want to break the loop with this bike. I’m going to ride it for thirty years or more and I want to savor the process of acquiring it. I want the best bike I can afford, and I want to grow old with it.”

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source: It’s All About the Bike: The Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels (New York: Bloomsbury, 2011), 11.

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medium: Nonfiction

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