In other news Danilo Di Luca offered to ride for free for Katusha but that too UCI won't allow. Riders must be paid, the union says. One could argue that it is a good thing that UCI looks after the interests of professional riders. However, their dogged pursuit to rob those it deems unworthy from any and all income puts the good intentions into perspective.
Meanwhile BART riders in San Francisco's shopping district were once again served a special treat this weekend. Thousands took to the public subway in their underwear in the No Pants Subway Ride. The international event has been going on since 2001 and has its own FaceBook page (of course!). It is the type of event that has a great following in the city.
|The scene at Powell St. Station in San Francisco this weekend|
|Market St. in front of Nordstrom|
A little distance away from all that excitement healthcare investors and company executives were pondering the future of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology in the nation's most important Health Care conference of the year.
|Dealmaking at the St Francis on Union Square|