Britain’s Conservative Party leader David Cameron is a bicycle advocate and regular bike commuter. According to the NYT’s LEDE blog, one evening recently, while riding home from work, he stopped at a local grocery store to pick up some things for dinner and while he was in the store his bike was stolen. Apparently he needs to work on his bike locking technique:
Mr. Cameron was reportedly quite upset at “losing an old friend“:
It appears that when it comes to thieves, political power has little pull. Let’s hope he gets his beloved bike back in good condition.