"It is called transportation. It is not. That’s because the bicycle is not, strictly defined, a transport device. Ever try to carry a watermelon on a bicycle? (Yes, it can be done, but how much else could you carry?)"
HUH??? Isn't it enough that it carries, you know, A PERSON? Sometimes even TWO PERSONS? This is just arguing in bad faith, sheer dishonesty, sophistry, and plain old being a jackass. Sorry Syd. You're a great designer, but you also sound like a jerk.