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Original post made on Mar 30, 2010

Google employee Courtney Nelson rides her bike to work Monday along Amphitheatre Parkway, passing Vista Slope in Mountain View's Shoreline area. Photo by Michelle Le.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 2:08 PM

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Waverly Park
on Mar 30, 2010 at 3:12 pm

With no helmet?


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Posted by Observer
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 30, 2010 at 4:06 pm

And sandals by the looks of it... I guess green people just think they will live longer if they don't have to think.


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Posted by Jon
a resident of Willowgate
on Mar 30, 2010 at 4:24 pm

Well, if she does have an accident, at least there will be a fire station close by with plenty of art work.

Maybe there are special laws in the Shoreline Tax District that do't require the wear of a helmet.

I wonder if the brakes work or if the tires are properly inflated.

Make Google has an app or gadget or something to make it all right.

I wonder if the bike is wireless or hooked up to 100X high-speed internet.

Is that a burrowing owl I see trying to scurry out of her way.


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Posted by Don Frances
Mountain View Voice Editor
on Mar 30, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Don Frances is a registered user.

This is a picture of a girl on a bicycle. What is with you people?


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Posted by Paul_C
a resident of Shoreline West
on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:00 am

Paul_C is a registered user.

Welcome to the internet, Don.

Web Link


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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of The Crossings
on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:25 am

Take a closer look...I suspect she is on a lunch break, and that is not her bike but rather Google's bike (employees can borrow). I suspect she is returning to work after a short ride to buy lunch.


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Posted by Buy American
a resident of Waverly Park
on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:09 am

So maybe she drove to work in a V-8 gas guzzling Ford?


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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of The Crossings
on Mar 31, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Yes, I suspect that she works at one of the satellite Google buildings in the neighborhood and has borrowed the company bicycle to shuttle herself to the Google mothership where employees partake in free lunch.


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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of The Crossings
on Mar 31, 2010 at 2:25 pm

It is all very suspicious....no helmet, no sensible biking shoes, no purse, no laptop, no backpack, no glowing neon green biking jacket - nothing but what appears to be two recently prepared lunches in the basket. Yes, I think she is on a very short lunch errand - en route from Google satellite building to Google mothership (where lunch was acquired), and now she is going back to Google satellite with her lunch and presumably that of a colleague's....since there are two...and she is too thin to eat both.


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Posted by Observer
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 31, 2010 at 2:41 pm

It looks like she may be trying to out run a storm or tornado coming her way, a la the Wizard of Oz. The other lunch might have been for Toto, who might have jumped out of the basket to head for the dog park.


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Posted by Dean
a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Mar 31, 2010 at 2:47 pm

...well, the shirt definitely screams Midwestern, possibly Kansas.


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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of The Crossings
on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:47 pm

"I'll get you, my pretty...and your little dog, too!!"


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