Daily Archives: February 25, 2012

Hoping my computer holds together, and the Feed

Well, the LAN adapter on my computer is working most of the time, but not all the time and quits with no warning and comes back the same way. So I have no idea when I’m going to get this post published or even if I will be able to get this post published.

Up first because I like to start with something nice when I can, here’s a picture of a fat-tire bike with fenders in the snow. Twin Cities Bike Picture of the Day: 2.24.12 Aren’t those fenders nice?

Another cyclist was shot to death, this time in Chicago. Man killed in North Lawndale neighborhood Apparently someone just shot the cyclist because he was riding a bicycle.

They think they have found the perp in a hit-and-run fatality of a recumbent trike rider in AL. Person of Interest named in Cyclist Hit and Run I hope they find out why the driver hit the cyclist in this wreck, because the trike was covered in reflective material and lighted like a Mardi Gras float. If the driver didn’t see it he had to be blind drunk, and if he did see it he had to have hit the trike on purpose because he had almost the entire road to use to pass with.

From the most deadliest state in the US to walk or ride a bike, a driver is excused for running over a cyclist from behind. Because the cyclist was in the road to get hit. Milton man fatally injured on bike after being struck by vehicle

More from the most deadliest state in the US to walk or ride a bike for 6 years running. UF student in fair condition after bicycle crash This is an update on that cyclist cut off by an SUV pulling into her lane while the cyclist had right of way and was doing 30 MPH. Just one word for this wreck: “Ouch!”

A Canadian cyclist is also blamed for being in the road to get hit. No charges in collision that killed Regina cyclist Again the only surviving witness gets to explain what happened to his advantage and gets believed.

A cyclist in Oz gets car-smacked. Cyclist seriously injured on Beach Rd Aside from the wreck itself there wasn’t much meat in this story.

Infrastructure! news from the most deadliest state in the US to walk or ride a bike. Across Miami-Dade, passions run high when cars and bikes share the road Yeah, the cyclists in all 3 wrecks were riding in bike lanes and drivers are getting all bent out of shape because other, different, cyclists sometimes roll stop signs or red lights. And some of those comments…!

Infrastructure news from the UK. 77 MPs discuss bike safety and the “joy of cycling” in 3-hour debate and Devon MP wants speed limit lowered on rural roads to protect cyclists

Obit for the cyclist killed in Miami. Remembering Aaron Cohen, 36, victim of a hit-and-run while biking on Rickenbacker Causeway

And that’s all the links that give me fits today.

Billed @$0.02, Opus