Henry Grabar is a staff writer for Slate’s Moneybox and a former fellow at CityLab. He lives in New York.
Way to lock up that neck.
It's not uncommon to see savvy cyclists sporting a Kryptonite chain lock around their necks. It's a look that says, "I'm hip, and my outfit is hardy enough to rub against these dirty steel links while I ride."
So, one enterprising young rider reasoned, why not affix the U-lock around one's neck in a similar fashion?
Here's why not: