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03.15.13 Samer Kalaf

Per Gothamist, a band of unnamed cyclists created illegal street memorials last night, remembering the pedestrians and cyclists struck and killed by vehicle drivers who were never charged. The marked spots bring attention to crashes that required no investigation, according to the NYPD. Where applicable, the memorials include the name of the victim, the date […]

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07.11.11 Bucky Turco

As if the Tour de France isn’t grueling enough with its natural hazards, competing riders have to worry about manmade ones too, namely vehicles carrying the media. On Sunday, a French news car clipped some top riders, sending a cyclist into the pavement and another into a barbed wire fence. But it wasn’t the only […]

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12.30.10 Bucky Turco

An American Airlines jet landing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming slid off the runway into a snow bank earlier this week. No one was hurt and the aircraft wasn’t damaged, but it still must have been a harrowing experience based on this video shot from inside the cabin, where a passenger can be heard praying to […]

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06.02.09 Will Sherman

Despite taking a spill in the last mile of the final race, Denis Menchov won the Giro d’Italia on Sunday. The Russian cyclist appears to lose traction on his rear wheel, which can be seen sliding out, sending him skidding along the road on his side. But before his body has even come to a […]

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