Monday, May 12, 2008

Bicycles in the (local) news

First the sad news:

Edwin Flythe, a Raleigh businessman who started a business that became a third-generation bicycle shop, died last week. He was 94.

Read the full story here.

Now the depressing news:

In the past two weeks, one cyclist was killed in Raleigh when a pickup truck demolished her bike. Another lies in intensive care at Duke Hospital, also from a driver's negligence in an accident May 4.

The women in the second accident is the wife of Cliff, a fellow Gyro rider. Read the full story here.

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