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.


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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