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Trib: Cyclist pedals in protest of gas prices

By Jodi Weigand
TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Thursday, October 23, 2008

Jay Weinberg is mad about gasoline prices. And he’s taken to his bicycle to show it.

Weinberg, 29, a musician, made a pit stop yesterday in the city on his 600-mile trip from his hometown of Valparaiso, Ind., to Washington, D.C., in protest of high gas prices and the nation’s dependence on fossil fuels. Read more»

I applaud his public act of inspiration for us all that there are practical ways that we can be less defendant on cars or more fuel conscious,” [Court Gould] said. “It seems like a productive statement of values and interests aligned with a national agenda in ways that start a conversation.

One Response to “Trib: Cyclist pedals in protest of gas prices”

  1. nickbikes says:

    The fact that his wife followed him in a car on his journey kinda makes this whole thing a little less of a powerful statement. I still apluad his efforts, but it just shows still how dependant we are on cars even when we are trying to shed light on their destructive nature.

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