I first saw ghost bikes in Seattle, WA some five years ago. I didn't know they had a name, but I did know they made a statement. Then a couple of them sprung up here in Michiana. Today, they made news in the South Bend Tribune. Read the Tribune article here.
WNDU and WSBT had the story, including brief interviews with John Kaczor and a thoughtful Daniel Sawyer looking much older than his 14 years. WNDU and WSBT, via Patrick Sawyer, Beloved
Somehow I missed this on the day it was published (September 3rd), but Kathleen Petitjean wrote a very strong cycling advocacy piece for the South Bend Tribune's Michiana Point of View. Here's a direct link to her essay (unfortunately, it will only be freely available for a few more days). The piece is even more poignant [...]
When: 6pm Tuesday, September 9th (please arrive by 5:30) Where: Northpoint School, 50800 Cherry Road, Granger (see map below) Parking: Northpoint School and at Mary Frank School, adjacent to Northpoint. Donations: Donations for the family may be made at the event (cash, checks and even credit cards will be accepted) This will take place during the [...]
I didn’t know Peter J. Kaczor personally but his death hit close to home for me, as I imagine it has for most of us in the cycling community. Besides the “that could have been me” feeling, I also mourn the loss of a good man, husband, and father who died too soon from causes we’re [...]