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Ten Worst, Most Morbid Songs to Listen to While Riding Your Bicycle

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10. The Smiths - "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out"
This is the absolute worst song to listen to on your bike. It is also totally the best video about biking, ever.

Reasons you shouldn't press play on this ditty while cycling are:
1. It has the power to make you weep, and tears will blur your vision, something necessary for safe riding.
2. It's about theoretically getting hit by a bus.



9. Jim O'Rourke - "Ghost Ship in a Storm"

It only figures/That I'd ride my bike/Into wet cement/And as I'm sinkin'/The last thing that I think/Is did I pay my rent.
This song isn't about getting hit by anything but rather just disappearing into the ground while on a bike. Trippy. While biking, don't trip on psychedelics either, but definitely listen to anything else by Jim O'Rourke.

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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