I hope they catch the person responsible and they recompense the rider and at least do some community service if not pay a fine.
2013 Cannondale CAAD10 RIVAL, Cannondale SR600 Single Speed Conversion, State City Bicycle CO Matte Black 5 Single Speed
Judging by the readers' comments in the article, they have an issue with anti-cyclists in that area. Seems to be an issue in many areas with large cycling communities; some of the stuff I read on this website I can't even imagine happening here in my area.
Unfortunately, that type of crime is really difficult to prevent and also difficult to find the responsible individual(s). I only wish I could catch someone in the act of setting one of these booby traps
"The aim of science is to make difficult things understandable in a simpler way; the aim of poetry is to state simple things in an incomprehensible way. The two are incompatible."
-- Paul Dirac
When I lived in Denver that was my commuter route to work. I was never concerned about something like this in that section. There were some narrower sections closer to town, near the power plant that concerned me along with the under passes but I never had an issue. This is really sad.