President Obama rides a bicycle

President Barack Obama smiles as he and his family take a six mile bicycle ride along a path in Correllus State Forest at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

U.S. President Barack Obama rides along a bike path in Correllus State Forest on Martha's Vineyard in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, August 27, 2010. The first family is on a 10-day summer vacation. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

President Barack Obama and daughter Malia are shown during a family bike ride in the Manuel Correllus State Forest in West Tisbury, Massachusetts on Friday, August 27, 2010. President Obama and his family are vacationing on Martha's Vineyard. UPI/Vincent DeWitt/Pool Photo via Newscom

Michelle Obama trails Sasha Obama during a family bike ride in Manuel Correllus State Forest in West Tisbury, Massachusetts on Friday, August 27, 2010. President Obama and his family are vacationing on Martha's Vineyard. UPI/Vincent DeWitt/Pool Photo via Newscom

U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia ride along a bike path in Correllus State Forest on Martha's Vineyard in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, August 27, 2010. The first family is on a 10-day summer vacation. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia ride along a bike path in Correllus State Forest on Martha's Vineyard in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, August 27, 2010. The first family is on a 10-day summer vacation. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

9 Comments

  • Scott H.
    August 27, 2010 - 5:05 pm | Permalink

    Someone needs to get that man a man's bike…

  • ubrayj02
    August 27, 2010 - 5:16 pm | Permalink

    I'd be glad to send the guy a free set of Dutch bikes just to spare the pain of another sight this dorky.

  • Required
    August 27, 2010 - 8:56 pm | Permalink

    Shouldn't there be a motorcade of Secret Service agents on Hummer bikes around them?

  • August 27, 2010 - 9:21 pm | Permalink

    But then people will snark on him as an elitist Europhile, which is an Unforgivable Evil in American politics (remember the spicy mustard fiasco at the burger joint?)

  • August 27, 2010 - 9:23 pm | Permalink

    Like the sweet Niner 29er that W Bush just got?

  • August 27, 2010 - 9:23 pm | Permalink

    Like the sweet Niner 29er that W Bush just got?

  • Jack
    August 28, 2010 - 5:21 pm | Permalink

    Will Maes find a way to include these pictures in a political ad to prove the whole country is on the cycle path to becoming a “UN city”. I think I saw a red bike in those pictures…

  • August 28, 2010 - 10:08 pm | Permalink

    That was on a cannondale, when he was still a senator, IIRC.

  • Jit
    August 30, 2010 - 9:25 am | Permalink

    It must've been a Republican who sized those bikes for the Obamas.

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