Tag Archives: New York

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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Does This Look Like The Face Of A Bicyclist Arrested For Impersonating A Police Officer?

[WIBX 950] A Lockport man was arrested, charged with impersonating a state trooper. 46-Year-old Richard Godfrey was taken into custody after residents called 911 when a man on a bicycle knocked on their door, identified himself as a trooper, and asked … Continue reading

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The NYPD Is Confiscating Illegally Parked Bikes, And Believe It Or Not Bicyclists Are Not Happy About It

[Gawker] If your lock gets cut and your bike disappears in midtown Manhattan, you should call the cops. Not because you need to report the crime—because there’s a good chance the cops stole the bike themselves. I first heard about this … 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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Is Anyone, And I Mean ANYONE Shocked By The Fact That Alec Baldwin Is Just Another Dickhead Bicyclist?

[NY Daily News] Alec Baldwin was busted for disorderly conduct in Manhattan on Tuesday, after a flare-up with cops when he was stopped for riding his bicycle against traffic, police said. The hotheaded actor became unruly with officers who asked … Continue reading

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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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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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