Category: Dailies


One of the few articles Cycle World makes available online is calling out younger journalists in general and Cafe Racer's Mike Seate in particular for irresponsible journalism. The flawed reporting in question? Mike's suggestion that the speed record for crossing a 1/4 mile finish line sans bike stood at 136mph when, as Allan Girdler explains at length, the record actually stands at 139mph.  The 72-year-old Girdler then goes on to say of Seate, "When that was going on, this author was riding his Schwinn Sting Ray bicycle around the neighborhood." Mike is 39. Kids these days...

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