.I Saw You: Bike Bilker

Me and my buddy took our wives to the Santana show and decided to walk Shoreline Boulevard because traffic was at a standstill. A cache of Google’s free bicycles was too tempting to pass up, so we went for it. One couple fussed over the seat height and was stopped by security while the other pedaled gaily toward the amphitheater. I couldn’t help but razz him when he caught up over the fact that a white guy had stolen a bike faster than a Mexican. “He thought you worked for Google,” he informed me. “Dude, you got profiled!” I said. So much for diversity in tech …

I Saw You is an anonymous “man on the street” column. Email your rants and raves about co-workers or any badly behaving citizens to [email protected], or send to 380 S. First St, San Jose, 95113. Submissions should stick to about 100 words.


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