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He’s on a Road to Nowhere: David Byrne’s Bicycle Stolen

5:12 PM EDT on April 16, 2007

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Transportation Alternatives' Noah Budnick schmoozes with David Byrne prior to the Manhattan Borough President's "Manhattan on the Move" conference, October 2006.

Talking Heads frontman David Byrne's foldable Montague mountain bike was stolen outside the IFC Center this weekend. Byrne is an avid city bicyclist, and an alternative transportation advocateGothamist and Papermag have the story:

"If anyone sees a bike with both a Che sticker and one for the MOST space telescope that's mine," says Byrne who's already back on the streets sporting a new two wheeler as he goes around organizing an Alternative Transportation Music Festival for Oct. 6 at Town Hall.

You can see Byrne and his bicycle in action in this classic StreetFilm.

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