Friday bike stuff

Laurent Fignon’s funeral was today in Paris. RIP, Professor.

The coffin of French cycling champion Laurent Fignon is carried during his funeral ceremony at the Pere Lachaise crematorium in Paris, France on September 3, 2010. The former two-time Tour de France winner, aged 50, passed away in the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in Paris on August 31, following a battle with cancer. Photo by Martine Bureau/Pool/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

The coffin of French cycling champion Laurent Fignon is carried inside the crematorium during a funeral ceremony at the Pere Lachaise crematorium in Paris, France on September 3, 2010. The former two-time Tour de France winner, aged 50, passed away in the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in Paris on August 31, following a battle with cancer. Photo by ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom


Maybe my family and I will drive down to the Monterey Bay Aquarium this Labor Day weekend?


Bike share in Springfield Missouri.

Valencia Spain bike share ad.

Uprooted Bike Rack.

Golly, could NIMBYism really play a role in bike path routing? Say it isn’t so!

Evil bike paths in Memphis TN will remove scarce parking. The horror! But think: Bikes take up much less space on the road than cars do. People who bike to school aren’t taking up a parking space.

More bike path news: Man Drives Down Bike Trail During Police Chase.

I hate bollards (those posts blocking bike path entrances), but maybe they do have some utility on occasion.

Vuelta!

Team Milram rider Dominik Roels of France (C), Andalucia Cajasur rider Jorge Montenegro of Argentina (R), and Xacobeo Galicia rider Vladimir Isaychev (L) of Russia cycle during the seventh stage of the Tour of Spain La Vuelta cycling race between Murcia and Orihuela September 3, 2010. REUTERS/Felix Ordonez (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT CYCLING)

Catherine Porter: Confessions of an ex road warrior.

Oh the irony: Cyclist hit by a car during a “Share the Road” bike safety promotion.

Police ticket 84 year old WW2 veteran for cycling on the sidewalk.

Adrienne’s nice rack.

Don’t forget the Bike Doodle contest.

Rivendell garage sale on October 2. “Stuff has been piling up around here, and it’s time to clean house. We don’t know exactly what we’ll have for sale yet, but expect variety- racks, saddles, bags, prototypes, components, maybe even a Renovelo or 2.

A new bike company in Seattle.

Urban Velo #21 now online.

Gaby Basora rides a bicycle.

Tailwinds.

Laurent Fignon of France cycles during the prologue of the Paris Nice cycling race in Paris in this March 4, 1990 file picture. Fignon has died, aged 50, August 31, 2010 according to French media. REUTERS/Gareth Watkins/Files (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT CYCLING OBITUARY)

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