ON BIKE CULTURE IN EUGENE | Fine blogging since 2010 (with periodic long breaks)
In Le Tour de France, riders race for various prizes, represented by different colored jerseys: The yellow jersey for the overall fastest person in the race, of course. The polka dot jersey for the best climber. The white jersey for the best young rider. And the green jersey for the best sprinter.
Le Tour de Milk Crate features the Hawaiian-print “la dolce vita/stop and smell the flowers” jersey and — as we touched on in yesterday’s stage — the “I-need-all-the-help-I-can-get-to-avoid-being-hit-by-a-car” reflective safety vest.
Here is the rider currently in possession of the safety vest …
(DISCLAIMER: It should go without saying that all of the photos we present here in our coverage of Le Tour de Milk Crate are actual candid photos of actual innocent bystanders spotted in Eugene. No dramatizations or setups have been used, heavens no.)
Catch up on all of this year’s nonsense.