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Last Known Living Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Dies, Believed Extinct

Following years of territorial encroachment by the growing non-native Jump Bike population, bicinogrophers at UC Santa Cruz believe the world’s last wild Santa Cruz Mountain Bike has met its end. The specimen, tagged by graduate student Krimoné Sharmudgeon in 2016, lived a solitary life in the mountainous upper campus region, surviving on spilled dab oil to grease its spokes. It was found sprawled, lifeless, on a Pogonip trail on Sunday, beside the decapitated body of a college freshman who tried to ride it. “It is a truly sad day,” proclaimed Sharmudgeon to a crowd...

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