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Cyclist heads down freeway, blames GPS

A UK man using his phone to find a shortcut ends up cycling down a freeway, until police catch up with him.

By Feb. 25, 2014


'I just don't care,' says texting driver who hit cyclist

A 21-year-old Australian woman pleads guilty to dangerous driving after using her phone to text seven different numbers and then hitting a cyclist, causing multiple injuries, including a spinal fracture.

By Apr. 15, 2014


Cyclist bikes across SF Bay, no bridge required

Next up in his quest to turn "aquatic biking" into a global phenomenon, BayCycle Project founder Judah Schiller will cross the Hudson on a bike fixed to a portable flotation device.

By Oct. 2, 2013


Woman outed after Twitter brag that she hit cyclist

Emma Way of Norfolk in the U.K. tweets that she hit a cyclist and that she had right of way. The police are informed. Her employer is none too pleased either.

By May. 22, 2013


Cyclist wearing headphones, running red lights fined $1,555

A Brooklyn man is bemoaning his fate, despite admitting going through three red lights while wearing headphones and riding his bicycle. Should he be?

By Oct. 14, 2012


Cyclist hits pedestrian, posts eulogy for helmet, say officials

Prosecutors in San Francisco claim a man who allegedly plowed into pedestrians -- after which one died -- later made an online post in which he told his version of events and lamented the death of his helmet.

By Apr. 7, 2012


U.S. cyclist accused of computer hacking

French judge issues an arrest warrant for Floyd Landis on charges that he hacked into a computer system at that country's anti-doping agency.

By Feb. 15, 2010


Stylish cyclist collar hides airbag inside

Swedish designers have come up with the Chieftan, a collar disguising a protective airbag for bikers that activates upon impact.

By Oct. 21, 2010


Trial starts for cop in YouTube cyclist-tackling clip

Video of New York policeman slamming cyclist to the pavement in 2008 stirred outrage. Now the former officer faces four years in prison.

By Apr. 20, 2010


Officer who body-slammed cyclist indicted

YouTube played big role in exposing officer who was filmed attacking cyclist and allegedly lied about the incident in his arrest report.

By Dec. 16, 2008