Terry Fowler noted: >>The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to >>man. Other forms of transport grow daily more >>nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart. >>--Iris Murdoch "Indeed!" 'the bicycle uttered for the last time and fell to bits.' -- The Epiplectic Bicycle .... by Edward Gorey RonL. (Who much prefers one of Gorey's other books for small, impressionable children: The Gashlycrumb Tinies ... a marvelously macabre 'ABC' book!) K is for Kate ... http://www.wishville.co.uk/gorey/k.htm and my favorite ... N is for Neville ... http://www.wishville.co.uk/gorey/n.htm Sorry, that one cracks me up!