Just my 2 cents.
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Riding the TransAm I met a fellow who swore by Cabela's or Brass Pro "fishing shirts" made for being on the water and in the sun all day. My observation was they had great airflow while riding.
WE WERE NOT THERE to know what happened. But, I have to wonder when SEVEN cyclists are injured in ONE event, whether there was anything they could have done in the realm of precautions.
I wonder if anyone has experience with Cougars. You know, the four legged kind.I'd be more scared to run into the two-legged kind! Seriously, there was a mountain biker attacked and killed by a (four legged, furry) cougar in California in early 2004, and a 2nd was wounded. Sounded like the cat was actually stalking them before it attacked. But that was the only reported attack I could find.
That's mean. I don't think scaring travelers should be the point. Unprovoked grizzly attacks like that are VERY rare, particularly in the Lower 48. I would suggest "Staying Safe In Bear Country" instead.
"Night of the Grizzlies" was important in how it questioned park policy in a number of areas -
1. The intentional or tolerated practice by park service of having garbage to attract bears.
2. The emphasis upon tourist values rather than habitat needs of the bears.
3. The limited outdoor skills of the thousands of seasonal park workers.
"Night of the Grizzlies" had a major impact on public perception.
Don't you find it somewhat humorous or ironic that you post this two days after someone set off two bombs at the end of the Boston Marathon? 3 dead, 140+ injured last I heard.