If there’s such a thing as crime karma, it came home to roost on an alleged bicycle thief, discovered with a purloined, $1,000 road bike removed from a bike rack in front of the West Napa Street Safeway store.Â The caper began…Â More Info…
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Former world mountain bike champion Christophe Dupouey committed suicide Wednesday, French cycling officials confirmed.
Dupouey, 40, was reportedly despondent ever since he was sentenced to three months in jail in 2006 for his role in Belgiumâ€™s â€œpot belgeâ€ doping scandal. More than 40 people were arrested in 2003 as part of an alleged distribution network.
The lanky Frenchman switched from road racing into the booming mountain bike scene in the mid-1990s and quickly became a force, becoming the first French rider to win a World Cup race with a win in Houffalize, Belgium in 1996…Â More info
High gas prices have put more bicyclists on the road and into the path of oncoming cars in Berkeley, where the number of collisions has shot up in the past four years.Â Berkeley police say the number of bike riders hit by cars in the city rose 70 percent from 2005 compared with the first 10 months of 2008.Â More Info…