Wish you weren't stuck at your desk today? This awesome urban mountain biking video is shot from the cyclist's viewpoint, so you get to experience the thrilling ride as if you were really there!
For some people, doing dumb or embarrassing things on camera is as easy as riding a bike. For others, it actually is trying to ride a bike.
This is one badass citizen's arrest. After two thieves steal a woman's purse, they make off on a moped. Little did they know they would be immediately thwarted by a man hurling his bike right at their thieving faces.
After commenters attacked the Times' Jennifer 8. Lee for her rather asinine, haughty story questioning how convenient bicycle commuting really is, her editor stepped in to defend her: "Readers, Since some of you seem to be seeking disclosures... Jennifer 8. Lee, a native New Yorker, has never owned a car. Nor do most writers and editors on the blog's staff. Indeed, several of us are avid cyclists." Proving cyclists can write dumb articles about cycling, too. [City Room via Animal NY]