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1998

"Riding out the Storm" - SFSU journalism, sometime winter 98-99

"Bike Messengers Lobby For Union" - CNN, 16 Dec 98

"New Law requires license for bike couriers" - Daily Free Press, 14 Dec 98

"Bike messengers soon will have new rules of road" - Boston Herald, 11 Dec 98

"Bike Messengers Might Unionize" - Associated Press, 09 Dec 98

"People: Up to speed in a racy role" - MacLean's Magazine, 07 Dec 98

"Diary of a Madman: Courier Worlds" - Ride magazine, fall 98

"Cycle Messenger World Championships - Three stories of the festivities" - Dirt Rag #68 sometime fall 1998

"Police break the courier cycle" - The Daily Telegraph, 19 Nov 98

"Don't call couriers lunatics, ad watchdog tells automaker" - Now Magazine,19-25 Nov 98

"People in the forefront" - East York Times, 12 Nov 98

"Rags to Riches; He Delivered" - Newsday, 12 Nov 98

"1999 last year city will contribute to Cycling BC licensing program - Bike Couriers Will Have To Pay Their Own Way" - Vancouver Courier, 11 Nov 98

"Speed Demons" - Toronto Star, 10 Nov 98

"Messengers of Market Street Getting Organized" - The Recorder, 02 Nov 98

"Houston's downtown bike messengers not just groovy dudes making deliveries" - Houston Chronicle Cub, sometime 98

"S.F. Bicycle Couriers Ride Union Cycle" - LA Times, 19 Oct 98

"Courier Services Help Businesses Meet Deadlines" - Tampa Bay Business Journal, 19 Oct 98

"Toronto's wild riders get a hearty 'thanks'" - Toronto Star, 10 Oct 98

"Proclamation Makes Bike Couriers' Day" - Vancouver West Ender, 08 Oct 98

"Couriers Await 10-9 Day" - Vancouver Sun, 08 Oct 98

"Oat Bars for Everyone!" - Toronto Sun, 07 Oct 98

"S.F. Freewheelers Want to Join Union" - SF Chronicle, 07 Oct 98

"Get The Message" - Velo News, 05 Oct 98

"District to crack down on bicyclists" - The Washington Times, 02 Oct 98

"Asphalt Jungle" - ESPN Magazine, Oct 98

"Resurrection on wheels - Bike couriers do Jesus Christ Superstar" - Eye, 24 Sep 98

"Flying the flag for freedom" - Montreal Gazette, 24 Sep 98

"Number Plates for Kamikazes" - The Sun-Herald (Sydney), 20 Sep 98

"Bicycle couriers prove their mettle in world championships" - Daytona Beach News-Journal, 06 Sep 98

"Cycle Messenger World Championships" - Good Morning America, 06 Sep 98

"World's best bike couriers test mettle" - USA TODAY, 03 Sep 98

"The Need For Speed" - Fast Company, 01 Sep 98

"Don't Kill the Messenger" - Auto Free Times, Sep 98

"The Boston Crash Controversy: Hypocrisy Made Paramount" - Auto Free Times, Sep 98

"The Death of Casey Moe" - Auto Free Times, Sep 98

"Student Delivers "Recycling" Message" - The Johns Hopkins Gazette, 17 Aug 98

"Newsfront - Food is Fuel" - See Magazine, 06 Aug 98

"Bummer Hill; You Can't Get There From Here" - Los Angeles Times, 26 Jul 98

"Food is Fuel For Foot Courier, Court Rules" - Toronto Sun, 25 Jul 98

"Kamikaze bike couriers face crackdown over close encounters" - The Age, 24 Jul 98

"If It's Hot They're Not" - Philadelphia News, 22 Jul 98

"Teens pedal new W-B courier service" - The Times Leader, 15 Jun 98

"Couriers compete in feats of bike-handling, endurance" - Montreal Gazette, 12 Jul 98

"Downtown daredevils" - Cincinatti Post, 11 Jun 98

"Premeir Blasts Kamikaze Tactics" - The Age (Melbourne), 06 Jun 98

"Premeir Kennett Press Conference" - Melbourne, 05 Jun 98

"Bike couriers seek vindication in championships" - Boulder County Business Report, Summer 98

"Bike Hits Woman..." - Newsday, 29 May 98

"Drama School Chief Hurt by Bike..." - New York Daily News, 29 May 98

"Downtown Bikes" - Back Bay Courant, 26 May 98

"Warriors on Wheels" - Edmonton Sun, 24 May 98

"Dunhill may rethink targeted sponsorship" - Marketing Magazine, 05 May 98

Tiessen Award for Cycling Advocacy - Cyclometer #64, May 1998

"Life on the streets" - Bicycling Magazine, May 98

"Ticket to ride - a day in the life of a bike courier" - Go, 23 Apr 98

"Niagara Cop Charged in Road Rage Incident" - The Review, 13 Apr 98

"Traffic Dragnet's Latest Catch: Recreational Cyclists" - New York Times, 07 Apr 98

"How I became a crazy courier" - eye Magazine, 02 Apr 98

"Handy Bike-Courier Answers to Stupid Questions" - Now Magazine, Spring Guide, Apr 98

"The Bicycle brief" - Canadian Business Magazine, 13 Mar 98

"Human Roller Coaster" - Bicycling, Mar 98

"Courier girl rides to her own tune" - Humber Et Cetera, 26 Feb 98

"New York City Bill Would Require Insurance for Cycle Messengers" - New York Times, 11 Feb 98

"Combat Pay" - Chicago Tribune, 01 Feb 98

"Wheel Power" - Montreal Gazette, 12 Jan 98

"Firms still `Buckying it' after all these years" - Puget Sound Business Journal, 09 Jan 98

"Race lets couriers celebrate their work lives on bikes" - Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jan 98




 


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