Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ask not what motorists can do for you

So far this year, nine people riding bicycles have died as a result of a crash with a motor vehicle.  According to the Journal Sentinel’s review of the police crash reports, motorists were at fault in five of the crashes … Continue reading

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New horse in the stable – Vintage Schwinn Deux Chavaux

I picked up a pretty nice new ride off Craigslist, check it out.  Nathan had to sell it because he was heading off to law school.  The bike is a 1980 Schwinn De Luxe Twinn 5 with the Atom drum … Continue reading

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COG Eurotour 8mm film

Milwaukee super hero Peter DiAntoni sent me this fun advance short of COG Magazine‘s recent trip to Europe for the 2011 Cycle Messenger World Championships in Warsau. Shot on Tri-X film stock, this is film is so fresh you can smell … Continue reading

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Fun Friday Photos

We get into a lot of heavy stuff on this blog, from dealing with fatal crashes to serious political debates, and it seemed like we need a bit of levity once a week. So last week Friday I posted a … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Bicycle Company 29er

Readers may remember that in my recent post about my family’s vacation Up North, I mentioned that I borrowed a pretty root-beer-colored Milwaukee Bicycle Company 29er mountain bike to ride. The Milwaukee Bicycle Company is the house brand for Ben’s Cycle on … Continue reading

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