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Elections, bike bombs, and bike goodies

Oops, it happened again. Thanks so much for all of the discussion yesterday on vulnerable users. I reported then that a pedestrian walked straight into me even though I was at a dead stop on my bicycle. Guess what — the same thing happened again this morning at the same location. The only difference was read more »

Celebrities and bicycles

Lance Armstrong wasn’t the only cyclist to hurt his shoulder in a bike wreck this last week. Matt Lauer didn’t show up to host the Today show Monday morning after he ran into a deer while bicycling on Long Island. Lauer had shoulder surgery Monday afternoon to repair the damage. Actress Demi Lovato and her read more »

Senator Lance Armstrong?

As Lance Armstrong prepares for an eighth Tour de France victory this summer, he opens up to The Daily Beast’s Mark McKinnon about a future in politics, who inspires him, and why his comeback will roll on past 2009. This is Lance Armstrong’s first interview since announcing that he and his girlfriend are expecting a read more »

Lance Armstrong in Vanity Fair

Armstrong talks with VF reporter Douglas Brinkley. Brinkley writes about water, Armstrong’s kids, politics, the media, Armstrong’s private label wine (!), his immense house, Don Rickles, cancer, doping, the European press, the French etc, but the news everybody wants to know is: are the rumors true? “Look,” he insists, “I plan on holding a press read more »

Happy Friday

Happy Friday, boys and girls. Stay tuned: I have photos of President Obama & his family riding bikes. For most of this summer I’ve biked the 22 mile distance to San Jose from my office in Menlo Park. I usually Caltrain to work in the morning, but yesterday I planned to bike in. Unfortunately, I read more »

Transitions

Maybe Lance Armstrong gets his inspiration from Brett Favre? The NFL quarterback announced his third retirement. Multiple retirements for sports stars doesn’t seem too unusual. Willie Mays and Joe Namath had their comeback attempts. Armstrong’s marathon run reminds me of Michael Jordan’s baseball venture. Even my dad is on his third and final retirement. He read more »