Bicycling and Boston: stories from 2010
Jonathan Simmons for the Globe
In Arlington, meet Biker Boy. His mission: Teach children to wear helmets. His technique: Be polite. His secret weapon: a cape.
Biker Boy believes that, by talking politely, he is part of the solution to Boston's bicycle problem.
"I talk to people politely. There's too much anger in the first place. And I encourage them to wear helmets," he said.