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ZooBombers Fight Evil Crime!

Evildoers beware, Justice rides a mini!
this sunday was the ZooBomb Century Ride, 100 miles in one day, on little bikes. During the race, a hardy band of 6 bombers noticed an older woman in distress. she had just been mugged, and the thief was running away. so the group of crime fighters, including a 6'2, 190lbs salmon on a mini-bike and a man in drag, chased down the would be mugger, surrounded him, and held him until the police arrived. the woman had her purse returned, and the heroes continued the race, completing 100 miles in one day on mini-bikes.

ZooBomb; keeping the streets of Portland safe, on little bikes.

Mother say 3 cheers, no! 30 cheers for the bombers!!!!! 14.Jun.2004 14:14

Mother

Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray!

Good Work Zoobombers 14.Jun.2004 14:15

jimmy

I'm sure the woman was very thankful for your crimefighting efforts. Maybe the police will lay off the zoobomber now that you all are doing their job for them.

Congrats on the 100 mile run. What an amazing accomplishment - it must have taken all day to bomb the zoo that many times.

great job! 14.Jun.2004 14:16

indy reader

wow, what a great story! the zoobombers never fail to amaze me.

btw, where did this happen? in portland somewhere? you said "100 miles", so you coulda been in St. Helens...

map of century ride 14.Jun.2004 14:19

researcher

as found on zoobomb site:
 link to www.zoobomb.org

i wanna see pics of the giant salmon and all the other fun characters out that day! when do we get those?

Victory and Glory to the Zoobombers 14.Jun.2004 14:26

Chown Prophet # 2

From the Palace of the Supreme Triumvirate of Chown Prophets:

Chown applauds this manifestation of reason-power! We are unlocking doors for people everywhere, and we honor the Zoobombers as allies. You may consider yourselves honorary Chown Clowns. Keep up the good work, you Kids Against Crime!

Zoobombers are lovable 14.Jun.2004 14:31

-

Love ya Zoobombers!

:)

TV news stations 14.Jun.2004 17:34

Double Dog

I double dog dare you to cover this story!!!!!

Bombers eye view 14.Jun.2004 17:37

SKiDmark

The way the century works is you take the MAX to the Zoo,bomb the hill, repeat til you rack up a hundred miles. It took me 14 hours.

The guy who actually collared the purse snatcher was wearing a foam rubber full-body salmon costume. It happened where we turn from Burnside and go by PGE Park. Imagine the humiliation of being chased down by a Salmon on a minibike.Oh well, anybody snatching purses from old ladies should be ashamed of themselves.

Police and Zoobomb, 2 great crime fighting tastes 14.Jun.2004 17:40

revphil

The police who hauled the thief away were very chill. It should be noted that no citations for zoobombing were handed out that day.

I think the vast majority of PPD are accepting of zoobombers.

Team Diplomacy wins again!!!
Rep.Blumenauer thanks RhinoDownhill for riding 100 miles, thwarting evil crime
Rep.Blumenauer thanks RhinoDownhill for riding 100 miles, thwarting evil crime

photo for feature 14.Jun.2004 22:09

pdx indy graphics drone #6082

the hero!!

(as found on zoobomber website)


Knights on Mechanickal Steeds in Shining Armor 15.Jun.2004 00:42

zero_sum0g

If there were more ZooBombers, you'd think there would be fewer muggings, right?

Excellent work. Downtown Portland was fairly plagued with violence, last time I noticed.

It will be interesting to see if the public/police response to this "Bike Bloc" will be noticeably positive. That would be a good day.

This should be a world news item: "Bicycle Parade Nabs Mugger during Epic Cascadian Downhill"! Anyone else read about the various crime-fighting, costumed avengers in Chicago, New York City, Detroit, etc..? ordinary citizens who took the law into their own hands, often in a clandestine fashion. Nabbing muggers and thieves is routine for this type.


Well, that would be a wide piece of newspaper but you get my drift.

Those darn terrorist. . . . um. . errrr. . . nice young folks 15.Jun.2004 09:47

Teddy Ruxpin (the lousy typist)

I bet the cops were very confused to show up and find out the zoobombers are not the superdangerous terrorists they branded you as.

das est eine ubersalmon 15.Jun.2004 20:50

der klinker

good on ya you supersalmon you. good work zoobombers! auf wienerdog meine freunde. der klinker

Viva La ZooBomb! 16.Jun.2004 08:33

R. Frenzy

Thank you zoobomb heroes! Your tower of tiny trykes never fails to bring a smile to my face.

lame of you to work with the Man 16.Jun.2004 16:04

screw the pigs

you worked with the oppressors rather than with the oppressed? that poor guy that stole the woman's purse, he was the real victim, the victim of the system. you should have just let him get away. instead you fall for the Man's blackmail and lies about "heroism" and "courage" which is really just a way to keep us down.




ok, i'm joking.

a bit of vindication? 19.Jun.2004 16:40

Marky D. Sade

This article is great for the zoobombers, seeing that it gives a bit of vindication for an incident that happened last Sept. when police picked the lock on a bike rack that was securing approximatly 30 bikes, the police took the bicycyles and impounded them, hauling them away, no only in thier squad cars, but in a privately owned pick-up truck Oregon License TGZ908. This seems to be, as I said, a bit of vindication for the zoobombers, congrats to you all.
Zoobombers fight evil crime!

Way to go bro! 21.Jun.2004 02:41

Silas Beebe

The hero is my brother Sam Beebe. Good to see him getting the props he deserves. He's been helping the cause of minibikes and skateboarding for years. Check out his forum for promoting skating in Oregon. www.skateoregon.com