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Belated Happy Earth Day – NYC Confiscates Bikes for Obama Visit

Posted by invizweb on May 3, 2010

Ralph Bernardo of Disinfo, once again finds  another case of NYPD hi-jinx as told via way of the Gothamist:And one Twitter user says, “If your bike’s lock got cut for obama’s ride. They’re on Delancey btwn Pitt &ridge. They said they won’t be here long.” We have no confirmation that that is actually true, and we’re still waiting for the NYPD to respond to our questions. But for historical perspective, in 2004 cyclists associated with Critical Mass sued the city after the NYPD sawed through bike locks and seized bikes in Union Square.

Read the rest of the article and see photographic evidence here.

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