Accoring to a story in The Beacon-Journal from The Associated Press, Lance Armstrong's one-of-kind time trial bike, along with three other bikes of his Astana teammates, were stolen from the team trailer in Sacramento following the time trial of the Tour of California bicycle stage race. Read more...
On an unrelated note, I also came across this on the Beacon, a list of rejected vanity license plate requests from the Ohio Department of Transportation, from Jan. 1, 2007 through Jan. 29, 2009. Many are understandable, containing four-letter words or variations thereof. Most are downright cryptic to me--maybe I'm just not up with the current urban slang to know why they are objectionable. A couple of possibly pro-bicycle requests were shut out: CARSSUK and IH8GAS
I've been following Lance Armstrong on Twitter. Yesterday morning he notified the Twitterati of the theft and asked for help recovering the bike. As a racing fan who is new to Twitter, I'm amazed how cool it is to be a fly on his electronic wall.ReplyDelete