Greg Cantori has been stopped by police five times in recent months.
The officers have all asked him the same question: What the heck are you riding?
Each morning, Cantori steps into a vehicle resembling a yellow submarine and pedals the 24 miles from his Pasadena home to his Hampden office.
Called a velomobile, it's one part tricycle, one part Wienermobile and entirely pedal-powered. It's also incredibly fast because of an aerodynamic shape — one officer who pulled over Cantori at the base of a hill clocked him at 50 miles per hour.
Cantori, the president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, enjoys commuting by velomobile for the same reasons he rode his bike...