Every time I get a “Jim McCloskey just ran 6.8 miles!” on my Facebook feed, or somebody brags about their long bike ride online, I like posting this comment: “Your chubby friends secretly hope you twist your ankle.”
A large American flag and flowers are pictured on Merle Avenue near Fine Avenue in northeast Modesto, Calif., where on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, a Modesto Police Department sergeant was struck and killed by a vehicle while he was riding his bicycle.
Joan Barnett Leejlee@modbee.com
Memorial for fallen Modesto Police Department sergeant
CHP investigating accident that killed Modesto police sergeant