Just to show that I am not necessarily the most cynical person in the world. Have to say, though, that there are a lot of BTW Days where I find myself in agreement with Mr. Cooper. A snippet below from The Desegregated Cyclist:
"On one day this May, thousands of motorists in cities throughout the US will dust off their badly neglected bikes, oil the rusty chain, pump up the tires, climb on and join together in the biggest one-day circle jerk in the cycling world. On their way to work, many of them (in some cities) will stop off at various vendor stations to pick up pre-purchased T-shirts that will proclaim their onanistic 'achievement' for everyone to see...."