60 MPH bicycle police chase video

Video description says Czech police pursue a guy on a bicycle. The chase gets to over 60 MPH when the cyclist drafts a truck. (100 km/h is 62 mph)



Perhaps Sebastian Langeveld can take lessons on high speed obstacle avoidance from this guy. H/T to Gotham Bicycle Defense — y’know, those guys with the theft resistant bicycle light project.

Driver tries to run down bicycle patrol

The driver of a stolen SUV attempted to run down a pair of officers patrolling on their bikes, say Toronto police. The officers had to jump out of the way of the speeding vehicle. Police used a dragnet involving more bikes and police cruisers to find the stolen vehicle and the driver, catching him after a brief foot chase.

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SFPD Captain educated on cyclist behavior

A few weeks ago, Katherine Roberts was controlling the lane up narrow Masonic Avenue in San Francisco when an irate man driving too fast brushed past as he yelled and made obscene gestures at her. Some words were exchanged at the next intersection.

After she turned onto Haight Street, somebody directly behind her started gunning his engine to intimidate her. Katherine was biking alone at night and didn’t want to risk a closer encounter with the mad motorist, so she ran a stop sign to get away from him. And that’s when she discovered the revving engine belonged to San Francisco’s finest: Officer Anderson and Officer Conway who patrol out of SFPD Park Station.

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