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Month: January 2019

The Cycling Bank Robber

Between 1998 and 2002, Tom Justice robbed 26 banks in California, Illinois, and Wisconsin.  Impressive, right?  But what does that have to do with cycling?  Well, he performed all of these robberies without a getaway vehicle. That’s right. He got…

Sorry, not sorry.

I’ve been going on about the quiet war between cyclists and automobile drivers for a few years now. Suddenly, it’s not so quiet. My news feed is speckled with stories of drivers getting into altercation with cyclists, both physically and…

Paul Sherwen

When Paul Sherwen unexpectedly passed away last month, it sent shockwaves down the spine of anyone who has been a fan of the Tour de France for any length of time. He and his partner Phil Liggett were the voices…

If you’re not having fun, you’re doing it wrong.

Matt Reyes and the boys at MashSF have it all figured out. While I don’t condone some of the antics that play out in front of traffic (both cars and foot), the idea of forgetting about the pomp and circumstance…

The World’s Dumbest Bike Thief

Tip for aspiring bike thieves: When choosing the right environment to steal someone’s bike, always remember the first rule of real estate: Location, Location, Location. 26-year-old Adam Valle, an Oregonian, was arrested late last month while attempting to steal a bike….