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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SF bike rampage suspect: Avid bicyclist

 

Police identify the suspect in last Wednesday night’s rampage against Mission Hill and Potrero District cyclists as David Mark Clark of Albany, CA. Here’s the kicker:

The Clark [his landlady] knew was a kind man, very low key, concerned about health and nutrition and very social. And he was an “avid bicyclist,” she said.

Maybe Mr Clark was exposed to Toxo? More in the SF Chronicle. Props to Kit.