Editorial: Wheelie Mad Readers…

Paul Carruthers | January 22, 2013

I’ve been called several things from our readers over the past 28 years or so of working at Cycle News, but nothing like this week. Let’s see there was the use of the word clown, knucklehead and idiot was really quite popular… and those are just the printable ones. The general theme of the emails that made it to my in-box regarding last week’s story on the Wildout Wheelie Boyz (“12 O’Clock In Baltimore”) were: What were you thinking?

Okay… here goes: At the risk of more email and name-calling, I thought I was giving our readers a story that they might find interesting and perhaps entertaining. I know I did.

Like the million or so others, I’d seen the Wildout Wheelie Boyz video…

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Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.