So you know the cycling comic strip Yehuda Moon and the Kickstand Cyclery, right? And you know Yehuda Moon creator Rick Smith lives in Shaker Heights, right? Well, did you know he recently hired a ghostwriter who also hails from the shores of Lake Erie? Our hearty congratulations go out to Brian Griggs (also known by his online handle, Fatty McBastard) on his new gig!
In other cycling news:
Cleveland's June Critical Mass bike ride is TONIGHT at Public Square -- gather at 6pm, ride at 6:30pm. (Cleveland Critical Mass or on Twitter at @CLECritMass)
Geopolitical Cycles: 19th century bikers pedaled across cultures and into massacres. (New York Times Book Review)
Do bicycle helmets save lives? Or do they hurt cycling? (Planet Green)
Bikes banned in Black Hawk, Colorado. For real. (League of American Bicyclists)
A tour of the Brooks saddle factory. (Dirt Rag/Bicycle Times)
Old ink cartridges form bike path in Australian national park. (Treehugger)