Posts Tagged ‘specialized’

Fatal Collision with Large Truck at 16th and South Van Ness, May 23rd – Image of Mangled White Road Bike – Via KTVU

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Via Tara Moriarty, of KTVU-TV:

“Deadly bicycle accident on S Van Ness & 16th in SF with garbage truck. Cyclist may have been dragged a block @KTVU pic.twitter.com/Af4PnW4P9Z

Stan Bunger ‏@BungerKCBS3m

@KCBSNews reporter Holly Quan: early signs garbage truck/cyclist both on 16th St. Truck made R turn onto S Van Ness; bike went straight.

Amazingly, None of the Bikes in the Updated SFPD Mission Station Recovered Bike Database are Fixies

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

I thought most of the bikes in the flat, flat Mission District were fixies these days, but I guess not:

Here are the the latest photos of the recovered rides:

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All the deets.

Hey, Did Somebody Steal Your Bike? Well, Look For It at the New SFPD Mission Station Website Photo Database!

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Right here. (Cause, you know, the Mission District is San Francisco’s Capital of Bike Stealing.)

See?

“New bicycle section on http://www.missionstation.org to track reported stolen and recovered stolen bicycles. Send us your feedback!”

But sadly, the Recovered Bicycle Database only has one entry right now – it’s a black Specialized road bike that I’m sure you’ll recognize in a second, if it’s yours.

“For Information: Inspector Pomatto #2071 Mission Investigations (415) 558-5400″

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OTOH, the Stolen Bicycle Database has eight entries currently. See?

Thanks, Captain Corrales!

A Test: Specialized Armadillo Tires vs. the Glass-Laden Streets of San Francisco

Monday, June 1st, 2009

It begins. I don’t even know why I put up with the Specialized Borough tires that came with my bike. No matter. Let’s see how long this $40 Specialized Nimbus 700 x 35c with Armadillo Technology can make it on the mean Streets of San Francisco at 100 PSI before getting a flat. Didn’t really care about the brand –  this is what they had at the bike sto. Glass is everywhere out there, so we’ll see how it goes.

Do you buy this story here, with the kevlar and all?  

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Only Time Will Tell.