On the last night of "The World Messenger Championship" in Budapest, we did Critical Mass, which is an organized protest for bikers rights as road users. Approximately 400 messengers rode their bikes and occupied the beautiful streets of Budapest.

It was so much fun to be in the midst of these modern warriors, shouting "Budapest! Budapest!" "Less car! More bikes!" astonishing the locals and the tourists. Since I didn't have my own bike, I was sitting in the box of the cargo bike as if I was an "over-sized package".

I hit my forehead against the iron lid when my biker tried to hop a wheelie. I kept laughing all the way even thought I became like Lady Gorbachev with a big forehead bruise.

Budapest, Hungary 2001