Contest: Armored cyclist

Happy Hump Day. This image of an armored medieval knight astride a bicycle deserves a caption contest.

armor plated cyclist - bicycle riding knight in armored

Best caption as determined by the judge (aka Yours Truly) wins a copy of the book Goggles and Dust: Images from Cycling’s Glory Days. You must reside in the USA to win (i.e. I won’t pay for international shipping). Deadline is Saturday night, November 8, 2014 at 11:59 PM California time (aka Pacific Standard Time). I’ll announce the winner Monday. Be sure to leave a valid way to contact you in the email field when you leave a comment.

Contest void where prohibited, etc. Photo was swiped from Twitter use @crust_dealer.

26 Comments

  • November 5, 2014 - 7:32 am | Permalink

    And you shall know the bike lane by the trail of dead.

  • November 5, 2014 - 8:18 am | Permalink

    Whoever fights cagers should see to it in the process one does not also become a cager.

  • November 5, 2014 - 8:45 am | Permalink

    Take that, Escalade!

  • dave purtee
    November 5, 2014 - 10:55 am | Permalink

    Refusing to lose one more inch of flesh, Billy Bob unveils his new Cat.5 racing kit…

  • November 5, 2014 - 11:20 am | Permalink

    I jousteth not upon mechanized horses.

  • Mark Volpe
    November 5, 2014 - 12:25 pm | Permalink

    A bike! A bike! My Kingdom for a bike!

  • Bike-Scoot
    November 5, 2014 - 12:30 pm | Permalink

    Santa Clara County, in conjunction with Caltrans and VTA, has endorsed the use of the recently released “expresswaywear” in order to ease cyclist’s safety concerns over the Expressway Plan 2040. The new protective cycling gear was funded by a Kickstarter campaign.

  • Sandrine
    November 5, 2014 - 1:14 pm | Permalink

    I’m late for French taunting!!

  • paul
    November 5, 2014 - 3:21 pm | Permalink

    The first iron horse.i mean steed

  • Stuart
    November 5, 2014 - 4:21 pm | Permalink

    Mayor deBlasio demonstrates how he’ll attain Vision Zero.

  • November 5, 2014 - 4:28 pm | Permalink

    Modern day bike commuter dressed for battle (Silicon Valley style).

  • November 5, 2014 - 6:26 pm | Permalink

    Ready for the new 3 foot passing law!

  • November 5, 2014 - 6:28 pm | Permalink

    If I go under the rear wheels of a gravel truck, at least he’ll hear the noise…

  • November 5, 2014 - 6:29 pm | Permalink

    “Take the lane!”

  • Lenny
    November 5, 2014 - 9:28 pm | Permalink

    Who says mandatory helmet laws discourage cycling?

  • Bike-Scoot
    November 5, 2014 - 10:16 pm | Permalink

    After a reenactment of the Battle of Hastings resulted in several members passing out from exhaustion, the Society for Creative Anachronism has instituted an active transportation policy for travel to and from all events, in order to improve the fitness level of its members.

  • Collin
    November 5, 2014 - 11:20 pm | Permalink

    Steel is Real!

  • Warren T
    November 6, 2014 - 8:30 am | Permalink

    Bike shorts! I knew I forgot something.

  • November 7, 2014 - 7:42 am | Permalink

    This is just toooo funny 🙂

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  • November 8, 2014 - 10:33 am | Permalink

    None Shall Pass

  • November 10, 2014 - 12:09 pm | Permalink

    Several excellent entries! Tough to choose the best but I’ve picked a winner and will announce in a couple of hours. Thanks for participating!

  • November 14, 2014 - 8:56 pm | Permalink

    Curious which one you chose as the winner. (Couldn’t find it in follow-up posts)

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  • November 18, 2014 - 11:32 am | Permalink

    Contest winner announced here –> http://www.cyclelicio.us/2014/caption-contest-winner-and-the-santa-clara-county-expressway-plan/

    It was “Bike-Scoot” and his snark about the County Expressway plan.

  • November 18, 2014 - 11:45 am | Permalink

    Fun contest. Thank you Richard, and to all the entrants!

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