Alright all you track riders doing tricks like this: (from trackosaurusrex’s blog
steves’ 360 skid from j. youngblood on Vimeo.
Here is a real death defying trick from Newark New Jersey. Highwire daredevil Nik Wallenda, set a world record by riding his bicycle on a wire suspended 135 feet in the air, with no net.
News story from the Associated Press, by Victor Epstein here.
Indianapolis Mayor, want to turn city: Bike Friendly.
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Are you tired of spending money on gas driving to work and want to get some exercise?
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard announced plans to turn Indianapolis into a bicycle friendly city.
“Indianapolis has long been known as the Crossroads of America. Now those roads are going to include bike lanes, and we are going to embrace alternative modes of transportation,” said Mayor Ballard.
“The scene of a bikerâ€™s death has become macabre memorial â€” a lasting reminder of the mean streets that claimed his life.
Someone stenciled an outline of a splayed body at the corner of President Street and Eighth Avenue in Park Slope to pay homage to Jonathan Millstein, a 50-year-old Boerum Hill resident who died on Sept. 10 after colliding with a bus at the intersection.
The yellow and orange graffiti lists Millsteinâ€™s name, the date of his death, and a stark diagnosis: â€œKilled by bus.â€>
The rest of the article here.