Photo cred - Cyclemon
As we all know, Montreal is loaded with bikes. But have you ever wondered about what kinds of people you can find riding on them? The French design company Cyclemon created a hilarious and adorable series of prints illustrating stereotypes of types of bikers and the types of cycles you'd expect to see them on. We've re-posted shots of the lovely pictures for you, along with a little info about where you can find these sorts of people around Montreal.
Crescent - The Cougar
If you're looking to hang with some older lovely ladies, Crescent Street is where you'll want to go.
West Island - The Freestyler
You'll catch this bro in the one of the skate parks of the West Island, trying to pick up chicks with his gnarly tricks..
Westmount - The Grand Pa
Even though he's reaching the end of his days, your grandfather still enjoys a nice bike ride around his hood, Westmount, now and then.
Mile End - The Hipster
This chick is usually chilling at home with her vinyl collection or out seeing the latest band that Pitchfork recommends, but every now and then she likes to go for a ride around her neighbourhood, the Mile End.
Lachine Canal - The Lazy Guy
When you're biking through the Lachine Canal, there's nothing more annoying than having some lazy asshole getting in your way.
Parc La Fontaine - The Night Rider
Every year, Vélo Québec organizes a massive night ride, and you can see them start off at Parc La Fontaine.
St-Laurent - The Swagger
These dudes know that they're the shit, and you can catch them strutting their stuff up and down St-Laurent.
Old Port - The Vintage Guy
In ye olde days, these guys tore shit up in their old-fashioned bikes all over the Old Port.
The Mountain - The Warrior
You can catch these badasses trying to beat their best times going up and down the Mountain.
Bonus: Montreal's Gyms - The Fake
These guys didn't make the official list because they don't actually ride--they're the people who go HARD on the cardio inside of a air conditioned gym.
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