Besides good health and hot legs and preserving the environment and pissing off motorists and all the other reasons that contribute to that general feeling of smug satisfaction that riding to work gives you, you can use your bike mirror to surreptitiously watch for enemies approaching your cubicle. A reader named Scott developed this strategy:

  • So that Scott can see his enemies approaching his cubicle.

Except now I've alerted your enemies, Scott. You're going to need a new trick.

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