Archive for June, 2009
His name’s Ryan Van Duzer and he’s riding across the country on a three-speed. He’ll be in town any minute.
Here’s what he has to say for himself:
My motto for this ride is, “If I can ride a three speed cruiser across America, more people can ride to the grocery store and leave their cars [...]
My friend Alexis just sent me this announcement:
Yoga for Bicyclists
Thursdays 6-7 pm
Starts July 9, 2009
Cost is $75 for the 8 week series
SOUTHERN ARIZONA SCHOOL OF YOGA
267 South Stone Avenue | Tucson 85701
This class will teach classical yoga postures and breathing techniques, taught with an emphasis on specific issues frequently encountered by recreational and competitive cyclists, [...]
One the things I find the most irksome about the Tucson Police Department’s various bad policies is their habit of telling wounded cyclists that if they have to write up an accident report they are going to give the cyclist a ticket.
Here’s how it works:
A cyclist gets hit by a car, and is lying in [...]
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I couldn’t attend, but a reader has written this:
The sentencing for the Mr. Wilson was this morning and I attended. Tucson’s TV channel 13 crew was also there so it will be on today’s news. Bottom line: no jail time, 3 years of probation, he never drives again and he is to remain in an [...]
I just got notified of this:
Memorial Service for Drake G. Okusako
To be held at:
Randolph Golf Complex, Copper Room
600 S. Alvernon
June 29, 2009
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Drake G. Okusako, 55
Please join Randolph Soccer Club as we honor the memory of a fine man, Drake G. Okusako. Coach Oak was a youth soccer [...]
Tom Thivener, the Bicycle & Pedestrian Program Manager for Tucson, sent me this. Incredible footage of wacky bikes from long ago, including several designs I’ve never thought of or heard of.
I particularly like the three-person pedal-powered sewing machine on a bicycle. That is, three people pedal, one person sews.
Martha R sent me this from today’s AZ Daily Star:
Re: the June 10 article “Man faces additional charges in cyclist death.”
Having a stroke or some other medical impairment, a tire blowout, equipment failure, are all potential causes for a driver accidentally killing a cyclist riding on the shoulder of a road.
Every person who chooses [...]
My friend Bruce sent me this article, about a FOX news writer (I think at FOX they “write” the news rather than “report” the news) who has been arrested after attacking a cyclist. From the article:
Don Broderick, a news writer at Fox, has been arrested for dragging a cyclist 200 yards with his SUV, [...]Read More..>>