Tag Archives: Bikeshare

Note To Bicyclists: Cutting Off The President’s Motorcade Is Probably Not The Best Idea

[TIME] A New York City bicyclist learned his lesson Thursday after he tried to ride a bicycle in front of President Barack Obama’s motorcade. Video posted by Instagram user mattpeco shows a man on a Citibike bicycle attempting to ride through … Continue reading

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When The Entire World Gets Ebola, You Can Just Go Ahead And Blame Bicyclists

Wouldn’t it be great to be surprised by this news? Wouldn’t it be awesome to have your head so far in the sand that you could read this and be shocked? I guess I’m just a little too jaded for … Continue reading

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Remember That WaPo Column I Wrote About Yesterday? DC Bicyclists Launched The Saddest Protest Ever Over It

[DCist] If you thought that the Washington Post’s Courtland Milloy would never write a column where he equates cyclists to terrorists, insinuating that hitting them with a car is worth the $500 fine and no one would do anything about it, you … Continue reading

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Did WaPo’s Courtland Milloy And I Just Become Best Friends?

[Washington Post] I have to hand it to the bicyclists in the D.C. area. They’ve got more nerve than an L.A. biker gang. And some can be just as nasty. They fight to have bike lanes routed throughout the city, … Continue reading

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New Study Basically Says That People Who Participate In Bikeshare Programs Are Brain Damaged

[MyFoxDC] WASHINGTON – Brain injuries in several cities, including in Washington, D.C., are on the rise according to a recent study. Surprisingly, research shows they may be linked to bike-sharing programs. Doctor Michael Lewis of the Brain Health Education and … Continue reading

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Real Life Washington Post Headline: “Actually, Cyclists Make City Streets Safer”

[Washington Post] In the hysteria that predated the launch of New York’s bike-sharing system last year, many critics cried that the bikes would make the city’s streets less safe. All those cyclists wouldn’t be wearing helmets! They’d have no insurance! Accidents would skyrocket, and … Continue reading

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Apparently Fat People Aren’t Allowed To Participate In That NYC Bike Share Program And Now I Am Just Goddamn Confused

[New York Post] Can obese cyclists sign up for the city’s new bike-share program? Fat chance! It is “prohibited” for any rider who weighs more than 260 pounds to sign up for the soon-to-launch initiative — prompting backlash from riders … Continue reading

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