Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: cycling, Giro d'Italia, Twitter, Bartali, Hitler, Rabbi Nathan Cassuto, Sara Corcos, cyclists, just a cyclist, Shoshan Evron, heroism
He didn’t go on Twitter about it.
After the war Bartali never spoke of his underground work during the German occupation. Hence many of his courageous endeavors remain unknown. Sara Corcos, who worked for the CDEC Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea in Milan, told her niece, Shoshan Evron, the daughter of Rabbi Nathan Cassuto, that she had met Gino Bartali after the war. He emphatically refused to be interviewed, and said that he had been motivated by his conscience and therefore did not want to have his activity documented. Only when Corcos told him that she was related to the family of Rabbi Cassuto, a deeply moved Bartali agreed to speak, on condition that she would not record him. In the conversation that followed, Bartali told Corcos about the forged documents and about his role in distributing them.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: airlline fuel, energy, fuel costs, jet fuel, oil consumption, peak oil, transportation, Twitter
via the tweetbox
— TransportStats (@TransportStats) April 9, 2014
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: transportation, cycling, urban cycling, London, UK, Twitter, road users, casualties, casualty rates, accident rates, pedestrians, drivers
— Jim (@geographyjim) March 20, 2014
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Specialized, Twitter, Cafe Roubaix, Roubaix
Getting blasted on Twitter and elsewhere. Lacking a real defense.
Richter was notified earlier this year by “Specialized Canada” that his bike shop’s name infringes on Specialized’s Canadian trademark of the name “Roubaix.” Yup. Specialized’s engineers made a nice bike and after they did, the douchebags™ in the legal department went ahead and registered the name of that French city as theirs. They couldn’t do it in the U.S., but they’re aggressively “protecting” the name up there in the Great White North.
Filed under: maps | Tags: forest fire, Waldo Canyon, Twitter, heat map, Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Hwy 24, Chipita Park, Mountain Shadows, The Mesa, Garden of the Gods, Rampart Range Road
Heat map about 12 hours old already…showing roughly 2500 acres burnt or burning.