Clips of the Week: March 1, 2013

first_imgBike-heavy on clips this week, but what can I say? They’re the best. Check’em out below.1. When Deer AttackReminiscent of this video, but hitting much closer to home is a clip of an unexpected race-day mishap caught on camera. Nature’s revenge? You be the judge.2. Crazy Dude Does Crazy Downhill Crazy FastI will never tire of watching crazy-ass dudes bomb down crazy-ass downhill courses. Here is the latest from that expanding genre.3. Is It On?Not only a very cool ski video, but a great tutorial on how to make the most of your GoPro edit.Salomon Freeski TV S6E11 – Not another GoPro edit from Salomon Freeski on Vimeo.4. Going SoloBack in the saddle for our final entry. This is a beautifully shot self edit from out in the woods and another great example of maximizing your edit when you’re all alone out there.Aaron LaRocque – Prime Time on Pinkbikelast_img read more

Cash crop

first_img In the fall of 2013, James Collins heard gunshots while relaxing at his home in Central Washington. It turns out a neighbor had an illegal marijuana grow operation, attracting three armed men who showed up at his house.“They weren’t after his crop; they were after his cash,” recalls Collins, president/CEO at $301 million asset O Bee Credit Union in Tumwater, Wash.The experience underscores the public safety hazards created with the presence of cash businesses—particularly high-volume cannabis dispensaries.Serving these types of businesses remains a murky prospect from a legal standpoint, at least on the federal level. Recreational marijuana is now legal in 10 states and the District of Columbia, while medical marijuana is legal in more than 30 states, according to Business Insider. continue reading » Maps Credit Union in Salem, Ore., has helped remove millions of dollars in cash from the streets by providing basic banking services for cannabis-based businesses, says Rachel Pross, chief risk officer.center_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more