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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Bike Helmet Vs. Baseball Bat

And if protecting your noodle from being crushed by a vehicle weren't enough reason to presuade you to wear your helmet, it will also save it from attack from someone using a baseball bat.

By Michelle Gao
Gargoyle assistant editor

Posted Monday, May 14, 2007, The OG

JUNIOR ETHAN STONE was in school Friday, which doesn’t sound especially remarkable — until you learn about the events of Thursday night.

Junior Ethan Stone competes in a racelast summer. Stone, a competitive cyclist, was biking along North Lincoln Avenue near the small town of Leverett at about 7:25 p.m.

He was going rather slowly because he was just getting over a cold. He glanced up as a pickup truck — a red Dodge Ram — pulled up alongside him to his left.

The driver rolled down his window and proceeded to swear at Stone in a threatening manner.....

Ride On.