Cycling Links for August 9 & 10

[Specialized Holiday Greetings](http://www.specialized.com/bc/microsite/holiday/index.html)
Specialized holiday greetings card featuring a nifty rendition of the Nutcracker Suite orchestrated entirely with bicycle part sounds.
[Forget parking, bike to class – CNN.com](http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/08/10/college.bikes.ap/index.html)
[![Emory University students and employees take advantage of the new bike loan program](http://i.l.cnn.net/cnn/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/08/10/college.bikes.ap/art.college.bikes.ap.jpg)](http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/08/10/college.bikes.ap/index.html) In the face of rising fuel prices many colleges and universities in the U.S. are beginning to promote bicycle usage among their students through bike sharing initiatives.
[Lagombra](http://www.iconeye.com/index.php?view=article&catid=1%3Alatest-news&layout=news&id=3326%3Alagombra&option=com_content&Itemid=18)
[![](http://www.iconeye.com/images/news_july2008_images/rollercoaster4.jpg)](http://www.iconeye.com/index.php?view=article&catid=1%3Alatest-news&layout=news&id=3326%3Alagombra&option=com_content&Itemid=18) Now this is something that makes me want to hop on a BMX bike again for the first time in 25 years- a radical bike roller coaster set up in the Netherlands.
[yojimg.net – Timbuk2 Messenger Bag to Saddlebag Hack](http://yojimg.net/bike/equipment/timbuk2_hack.php)
[![](http://yojimg.net/images/bike/Timbuk2_Saddlebag/DSCF0002.JPG)](http://yojimg.net/bike/equipment/timbuk2_hack.php) I’ve got an old Timbuk2 bag that I haven’t been using for a while- a perfect candidate for a similar saddle back modification.
[Finally, There’s Video of Baron and Steve – The Big Lead](http://thebiglead.com/?p=6799)
Strangely attired NBA stars Steve Nash and Baron Davis ride a tandem.