A few hours mountain climbing turns a rogue and a saint into two roughly equal creatures. Weariness is the shortest path to equality and fraternity—and liberty is finally added by sleep. —Nietzsche
Especially if the old rider has an oak cane clipped to the handlebars. Heh, heh.
..or the singlespeeder that has a length of 20mm electric cable velcro'ed to the top tube? But the elegance of the oak cane wins hands down!