Question: Do you know the origin of Panda Portraits?
Momentum Magazine #48 is “The Photo Issue.” They mention “Panda Portraits” in passing. Who knows where the name “Panda Portraits” — those goofy on-bike self-portraits — comes from? No prize for this question: this one’s for fun.
More bike news, more bike fun.
Cool travel story:
When I told people I was visiting Los Angeles for a week without setting foot in a car, one word came up more than any other: “Impossible.”
Seven days and six nights without a car turned out to be not only possible but in many ways afforded me a more unfiltered view of Los Angeles
Update on that flag waving boy with the US Flag: Stanislaus County boy allowed to keep U.S. flag on bicycle.
Denver Post follows up on Eagle County case: Tragedy in the truth of hit and runs. Dr Milo wasn’t the only cyclist hit by a hit-and-run driver in Eagle County that day. And guess what? District Attorney Mark Hurbert hasn’t filed any charges in that other case as well, in spite of the Colorado State Patrol saying they have solid evidence tying a suspect to that hit and run.
EcoVelo on frame geometry and bike fit.
That Contrail thing is making the rounds again in eco- and bike-themed blogs. Contrail is the bike-attached chalk depositing gizmo that converts your bike into a spontaneous paintbrush, with your road as the canvas. And now, they’re asking for money.
My Bike Lane photo gallery of bike lane obstructions.
Bamboo bike trip From the Arctic to Antarctica. Wow.
Aiken, South Carolina bike patrol school.
Pedaling through the winter practical and fun in Milwaukee.
Measure 2B — a sales tax increase — passed in Fort Collins, Colorado. This means bike education funding
Cyclists as wreckless scofflaws. Because if it bleeds, it leads.
Thief on probation steals a bike to get home after his probation hearing.
Bandits on bikes rob a gas station.
BIke & Pedestrian plan for Orem, Utah.
Arlington, VA police say 384 bicycles stolen in this last year.
Bike vs motorcyclist in Brewton, Alabama. A guy on a Yamaha rear-ended a cyclist on Huffy bike. The motorcycle rider was killed; the 16 year old bicyclist was treated for his injuries at a local hospital.
Bike Friendly New Orleans.
Cozy Beehive w/ Matt Appleman on Carbon Fiber.
Another collection of
goofy interesting bike designs.
Don’t forget the Panda Portrait question. Oh, and there’s another Virtual Alleycat coming up soon, so stay tuned!