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Chuck Thies

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Bicycling and Equal Protection

(15) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 3:03 PM

"I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride it where I like."
- Queen, from the album Jazz.

Following outrage in the bicycling community over a YouTube video depicting a biker being harassed and then struck by a pick-up truck, nine D.C. Council...

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The War on Automobiles

(12) Comments | Posted September 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Five years ago, when word leaked to friends and neighbors that we had sold our family car, some folks tried to recruit us into the war on automobiles.

I was having none of that.

There are people who will tell you that freeing yourself...

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