An op-ed piece in the NY Times by the musician David Byrne
(formerly of "Talking Heads") about bike-share programs around
the world. Bryne is nowadays well known as a bicycle activist.
The Times also published "For Cyclists, Revolution Must Catch Up"
in their "App City" column.
By JOSHUA BRUSTEIN As someone who rides a bicycle in
New York City, I am still waiting for the smartphone revolution.
In the world of pro road racing, a milestone: the aptly-named
Ryder Hesjedal of the Garmin-Barracuda team, a native of
Victoria, British Columbia, became the first Canadian to
achieve victory in one of the 3 "Grand Tour" stage races:
he won the three-week Tour of Italy (Giro d'Italia) which,
I feel compelled to mention, began in Denmark this year.
In celebration of Hesjedal's accomplishment, and coming
full-circle back to music, here's a link to what must surely
be a song ideally suited for "Bike Month": it's "May Ride"
by jazz legend Kenny Wheeler.