Category Archives: Stupidity

Apparently DC Is Hosting The “National Bike Summit” Next Month, So I Guess That’s When I’m Going To Kill Myself

[Philadelphia Inquirer] In a few weeks, I’m going to ride my bicycle from New York City to Washington, D.C.  I have never attempted such a feat before — certainly not in the winter! But I’m not crazy, I promise. I’m … Continue reading

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Azerbaijani Bicyclist Decides To Pedal Across Half The Known World Through Freezing Snow To Prove That People From Azerbaijan Can Ride Bikes, I Guess?

[AzerNews] Azerbaijani Ramil Ziyadov is still pedaling despite rough wind and 14 degrees below zero of Russia. Cyclist Ramil set off a two-year journey in the name of Azerbaijan, during which he plans to pedal 45,000 kilometers across Eurasia and … Continue reading

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Scottish Bicyclists Run A PSA To Promote Safe Cycling Except Oh Wait The Dude In The Video Isn’t Even Wearing A Helmet

[Telegraph] A television advert promoting safe cycling has been banned for showing a rider without a helmet pedalling (sic) along the middle of a road. The ad, part of a campaign by Cycling Scotland, said in a voiceover: ”Not a … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reason Not To Ride A Bike: You Might Crash And Wind Up With A Seven-Week Long Erection That Needs To Be Medically Drained

[Gawker] A 22-year-old man suffered an erection for seven weeks after a mountain bike crash. The hard-on finally subsided after two weeks of medical treatment in a hospital. “It was an anxious time for the patient, as it would be for any … Continue reading

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Splat

Sorry for the lack of updates lately. I don’t actually have any content for today, I just wanted to say that this might be the funniest picture I’ve ever seen in my entire life. (image source)  

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Some Asshole Bicycled Across Europe And Asia So Now China Is Supposed To Free Tibet Or Something

[Las Vegas Sun] A 42-year-old Tibetan has arrived at the headquarters of the government-in-exile in India after cycling through Europe and Asia in a campaign protesting China’s heavy-handed rule in the Himalayan region.  Scores of people lined the streets of … 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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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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