Scoff if you will, but crabon will allow you to lick your bike clean on your next subzero arctic trek without your tongue sticking to the frame. Also, it will bring the weight of the complete bike down to 75lbs.
In other news (via Streetsblog), guy-who-will-probably-be-mayor Bill de Blasio was nearly killed by an out-of-control Citi Bike of Death!!!
Or, to put it another way, de Blasio walked right into the bike lane just like every other schmuck in New York and the smiling lady on the Citi Bike didn't hit him at all because bikes aren't especially dangerous.
Wow, Billy Boy sure is lucky to be alive, and one can only hope the maniac cyclist was duly ticketed charged with criminal portage of a Whole Foods shopping bag:
(I hope they checked that bag for fetuses.)
Lastly, a reader has forwarded me this video about how the state of Oregon in Canada has harnessed the incredible economic power of bikes:
I have only comment on this, which is as follows:
"Where the fuck was
Seriously, it's not a bike-related ad without Bred.
And now, I'm pleased to present you with a quiz. As always, study the item, think, and click on your answer. If you're right then great, and if you're wrong you'll see the future of bicycle wheels.
Thanks very much for reading, ride safe, and keep driving the economy by buying replacement tubes and coffee.
--Wildcat Rock Machine
1) Which posh New York City hotel is suing for the removal of a Citi Bike rack?
(Artisanal DIY electronic retro-shifter)
2) According to VeloNews tech guru Lennard Zinn, you should use Campagnolo's $5,000 electronic shifting for cyclocross because:
--It's a distinct advantage on the uphill buttonhook around a tree at the Flatirons Mall on that grassy hillside above the Denver-Boulder Turnpike
--It reduces the "hard effort on the right arm" characteristic of shifting mechanically during a 45-minute race
--It has only failed on him once, when it stopped working completely in the rain
--All of the above
4) The Fubi is:
--The world's most compact full-size folding bike
--Born of Nordic angst and sorrow deep as the Finnish snows
--All of the above
(Until recently, it was believed that fixie riders were driven from their "native" habitat by the new population of Citi Bikers.)
5) Live fixie riders have been spotted in Union Square as recently as October 2013, which flies in the face of the commonly-held belief that the species went extinct sometime in late 2010.
6) This portrait depicts:
--Professional cyclocross racer Ryan Trebon
--IT specialist and amateur daredevil Lucas Brunelle
--Elusive street artist Banksy
--A tortured figure art historians refer to as "Expressionist Fred"
7) Doctor This Guy has invented a new:
--Kind of shame
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