Cher is 'Sic of these IDIOTS' (Friday Roundup)

For those of you who don’t follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook, Google Plus, etc.: Are you working or something?

This is a roundup of some of the things we saw fit to share with our less productive readers over the last seven days:

"Tactical" advertising. We prefer the Extrawheel Advert.

Don't take out a cyclist. Well, you could take one out on a date, but don't take one out like this.

Imagery is key! Messaging in any marketing campaign should be that cycling is Safe, Diverse, Accessible and Fun.

Cher the Road

This one requires a little context:

First, Cher tweeted this:

FKNG bike riders on PCH! I HATE THEM ! Almost got in accident AGAIN ! Sic of these IDIOTS! Pull in front of u & theres nowhere 2 go!

I heard about it when Cyclelicious posted this to Facebook:

In response to an anti-cyclist Tweet rant by the diva:

And I responded directly to Cher’s Twitter account:

My response to Cher

I’m sure she was devastated. You know how entertainers hate attention.

More on Cher’s tweetrant here.

Bike share data turned into art.

We check all of our Mission Workshop bags for stowaways:

Electric bike trailers are pretty awesome. Making your own is also pretty awesome.

Tim's Electric Bike Trailers

Twelve Car-Free City Zones

Support Biking by Opposing Bus Rapid Transit?

Side note: Hemingway liked mojitos, which makes it NOT a chick drink.

Hemingway Quote

$4.63 gallon!

Pro Walk Pro Bike 2012

Interbike 2012 City Fashion Show

I decided against including this in yesterday's post on electric cars, but it's worth a look. -Ted

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