Universal Studios recently secured rights to the film "Tour de Frank," a comedy revolving around the competitive world of bicycle racing. Written by Andrea King and Andy Marx, the flick is a production of Shady Acres Entertainment and will be produced by Michael Bostick and Tom Shadyac. Read more.
Toronto councillor Rob Ford says: "I can't support bike lanes. Roads are built for buses, cars, and trucks. My heart bleeds when someone gets killed, but it's their own fault at the end of the day." Grrr. Commentary also at Industry Outsider.
More about the $3 million allocated for the Toronto bike plan. "Instead of my car being in front of Councillor Ford's car at a stoplight, or me turning left to pick up something at the variety store, my bike zooms along the side of the road and he can zoom past me," said Ward 38 Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker. "If we can get 50 to 60,000 people onto bikes, not only does it protect themselves and their families to have a cleaner, softer option to get to work, they help every single person who's in a car."
Bike helmet in the Hundred Acre Wood. Comment: "Because you could fall down in the 100 Acre Woods and hurt yourself. I swear, they’re going to put airbags on Barbie’s Pegasus next, and require thick corks on the point of all unicorn horns."