Monthly Archives: November 2013

English Study Concludes That “Over Half” Of Bicyclists Run Red Lights (In Other News, The Sky Is Still Blue)

[London Evening Standard] Cyclists were filmed jumping red lights by hidden cameras set up by London black cab drivers. Their footage shows 194 out of 364 riders went through stop signals during the rush hour — just over half. The Licensed Taxi … Continue reading

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This Asshole Wants To Spread Bicycling In The UAE, Which, Good Luck With That

[Sport 360] After scaling the heights of his profession, Spanish cyclist Samuel Sanchez is planning on devoting his energies to the growth of his sport in the Middle East. Sanchez, the gold medallist in the 2008 Olympics men’s road race, … Continue reading

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Apparently “Water Cycling” Is A Thing And You Know What, Forget It, I Don’t Want To Live On This Planet Anymore

How much of an asshole do you have to be for your support crew to just up and leave you? Continue reading

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Psychotic Bicyclist Jumps Up And Down On Top Of A Car And Spits Through The Sunroof Like A Goddamn Animal

[Santa Monica Mirror] A 21-year-old Venice bicyclist was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 6 after climbing on top of a car that had just hit him, spitting through the sunroof at the driver, and then jumping up and down on top … Continue reading

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Bicyclist Pulls The Old “Nah, I Can Totally Beat The Train” Routine (SPOILER ALERT: He Does Not Beat The Train)

[EDHAT] A bicyclist, who ignored warnings of an approaching Amtrak train, tried to cross the tracks in front of the train as it arrived at the Santa Barbara Station. He was dragged along the platform, with his bicycle, 60 feet … Continue reading

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New York Times Asks “Is It O.K. to Kill Cyclists?” Because There’s Nothing Bicyclists Love More Than Making Strawman Arguments And Portraying Themselves As Martyrs

[New York Times] SAN FRANCISCO — EVERYBODY who knows me knows that I love cycling and that I’m also completely freaked out by it. I got into the sport for middle-aged reasons: fat; creaky knees; the delusional vanity of tight … Continue reading

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This ‘Cyclr’ Blog Is NOT Happy With Me

[Cyclr] We everyday cyclists may think that we are giving the world a hand by reducing congestion, carbon emissions and the strain on the NHS by keeping ourselves healthy, all while doing the thing we love most. But, as we all … Continue reading

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