Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Start Stick Stopping

PORTLAND, Ore. - After a recent traffic ruling requiring bike messengers use hand brakes or “a stick” to stop a fixed gear bicycle, messengers and other bike activists gathered near the Vera Katz East Bank Esplanade to learn the braking skill of stick stopping.
For more background:
See the original story at
And the video: Ayla Brakes at

*Click here to watch higher resolution QuickTime version*

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