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Thursday, May 31, 2007

The case against too many air vents in helmets

It's funny but it's sad, too. This distraught young man apparently set his dreadlocks on fire while riding his bike in Ohio yesterday. And while we could make a cheap Ghost Rider joke about that, probably the fact that he did it on the wheel is what saved his life.

A neighboring woman tried to give Clinton a glass of water to douse his head after he jumped from his bicycle..

He drank the water instead and continued walking down the street in a reportedly "emotional" state.

It's not clear from these details, but that sounds a little like a cyclocross race.