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September 20th, 2010
06:25 PM ET

Beat 360° 9/20/10

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty rides on a bike for a media photo-op during the launching of the Capital Bikeshare program September 20, 2010 in Washington. (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

Update: Beat 360° Winners:

Staff
Marshall Arbitman
“Washington’s mayor, working on trimming the fat inside HIS beltway.”


Viewer

John Fayne-Cleaver, Barbados
“Mayor Fenty to his assistant ‘I said I wanted backers not bikers, you idiot.’"

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soundoff (112 Responses)
  1. Ken A, Culver City, CA

    In words he will later regret, D.C. Mayor Fenty declares the clunky and inefficient machines to be the perfect symbols of his administration.

    September 20, 2010 at 8:14 pm |
  2. Michelle Thompson

    I'm gonna win this race . . . Oh, it's not a race?

    September 20, 2010 at 8:12 pm |
  3. Brandan, Huntington, WV

    Being the mayor of DC is easier than riding a bike!

    September 20, 2010 at 8:12 pm |
  4. Kristi Flint

    Look ma, no training wheels. I'm a big boy now.

    September 20, 2010 at 8:12 pm |
  5. Kathy - Akron, OH

    Mayor Fenty caught backpedaling on his promises.

    September 20, 2010 at 8:09 pm |
  6. Carmen Frost

    Ready for Le Tour de Fenty! 🙂

    Carmen Frost
    State College, PA

    September 20, 2010 at 8:06 pm |
  7. Kathy - Akron, OH

    At least he had the bikers' vote.

    September 20, 2010 at 8:05 pm |
  8. Carole Churchill

    Look Ma! No Plans!

    September 20, 2010 at 8:04 pm |
  9. Sherry Gruber

    Eat your heart out Lance!!!!

    September 20, 2010 at 8:02 pm |
  10. randall williams [anniston,al]

    "Pee Wee Hermans bike comes up missing again,AHHHHHHH!"

    September 20, 2010 at 7:59 pm |
  11. Charlotte Amaro

    I thought this was supposed to be green.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:52 pm |
  12. dennis dc

    DC Mayor launches the Capital Bikeshare program. French prosecutors immediately
    examing his past as part of a investigation into doping in photo-op cycling

    September 20, 2010 at 7:51 pm |
  13. Cindy

    After leading D.C. in the right direction, mayor Fenty is ousted and ends up looking like a clown.

    Cindy..Ga.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:50 pm |
  14. K S Verdi, San Antonio, TX

    photo shot of Fenty moments before he got his pants caught in the bicycle chain 😉

    September 20, 2010 at 7:50 pm |
  15. Vickie Show Me State

    The Bikers Bar is this way!

    September 20, 2010 at 7:50 pm |
  16. K S Verdi, San Antonio, TX

    Fahrvergnuegen 😉

    September 20, 2010 at 7:45 pm |
  17. Tim--Dallas, TX

    D.C. mayor campaigning for the Mormon missionary vote.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:44 pm |
  18. Margot

    "Forgot how good this feels"

    September 20, 2010 at 7:44 pm |
  19. Ben in KY

    D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty pictured with his post recession motor pool.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:40 pm |
  20. Wyatt Knight - New York

    “Hi. I’m Mayor Adrian Fenty…and I approve of this bicycle.”

    -Wyatt Knight

    September 20, 2010 at 7:39 pm |
  21. K S Verdi, San Antonio, TX

    We ARE coming out of the recession because Obama created new jobs at "Red Ryder"

    September 20, 2010 at 7:39 pm |
  22. Sandy PA

    Not missing an opportunity to suck up during a bad economy, the Mayor’s staff applauds his bike riding skills. Tines are tough.

    Bravo! Bravo!

    September 20, 2010 at 7:39 pm |
  23. Christine Finnigan

    Mayor Fenty is checking to see if the wheels on the bicycle turn faster than the wheels of government!

    September 20, 2010 at 7:38 pm |
  24. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Just like in the commercial, Mayor Adrian Fenty’s cellphone squad follows him everywhere he goes.

    -Wyatt Knight

    September 20, 2010 at 7:35 pm |
  25. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    Mayor Fenty is starting the Tour de france in DC.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:32 pm |
  26. Antoinette A

    There he goes again – unescorted and riding by himself.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:31 pm |
  27. marie longar

    STURGIS SOUTH DAKOTA...HERE WE COME!!!!! VROOM..VROOOOOM...

    MARIE LONGAR
    61474 MIAMI MEADOWS
    SOUTH BEND, IN 46614
    574-291-8006

    September 20, 2010 at 7:29 pm |
  28. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Hells Angels goes green.

    -Wyatt Knight

    September 20, 2010 at 7:28 pm |
  29. molly, Virginia

    ". . . Ditched his used sub-compact for a two wheel ride. Now he's rolling eco-friendly. . ."

    September 20, 2010 at 7:28 pm |
  30. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    Spinning the wheels of future transportation.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:26 pm |
  31. Wyatt Knight - New York

    Ironically, in the Bikeshare program...everybody has their own bike.

    -Wyatt Knight

    September 20, 2010 at 7:25 pm |
  32. Lisa Wills Glencoe

    Hey Anderson, check out my D.C. 360 !

    September 20, 2010 at 7:23 pm |
  33. michelle

    To promote a new green initiative, members of congress join the President in "Ride a bike to work day."

    September 20, 2010 at 7:19 pm |
  34. ismail kazem,Tampa,Fl

    Riding a bike is healthier than running for office.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:18 pm |
  35. gina b. Tucson AZ

    I'm so glad I wore my red tie today, I'm looking good on this bike!

    September 20, 2010 at 7:18 pm |
  36. valarie

    Where's the brake?
    Valarie Cain Houston,Texas

    September 20, 2010 at 7:16 pm |
  37. joe

    after losing the recent d.c primary,Fenty gets use to being w/o his mayoral perks and rides his bike around town!Even donning red as if to imply that he may ride to republican ticket!

    September 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm |
  38. Rodney, Los Angeles, CA

    Mayor Fenty demonstrates that bike riding is fun and safe, as long as you're in a secure flat space with no cars!

    September 20, 2010 at 7:14 pm |
  39. Sunil - FL

    Hmmm, all I did was a 45 degree turn and I'm on AC360 degrees!!

    September 20, 2010 at 7:13 pm |
  40. Mary Louise Helwig-Rodriguez

    Looks like we got the Republican bikes.
    Mary Louise, Little Falls, NJ

    September 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm |
  41. Kaci Allen, Brentwood, TN

    "The President gets a 15 car motorcade.. Can I at least get a bell?"

    September 20, 2010 at 7:08 pm |
  42. K S Verdi, San Antonio, TX

    Mayor Fenty takes the prototype of the
    "Ferrari of bicycles" for a "spin"

    September 20, 2010 at 7:07 pm |
  43. Jeff Weber

    In an attempt to save money and be green, Mayor of Washington DC mandatates all government officials will trade in their limos for bikes.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:06 pm |
  44. Mary Louise Helwig-Rodriguez

    I promise, it's just a cycle I'm going through. It'll pass.
    Mary Louise, Little Falls, NJ

    September 20, 2010 at 7:06 pm |
  45. Kevin Toronto Canada

    Although there are lots of big wheels in D.C., Fenty says he's not going to walk...ur...ride in anyone's shadow.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:05 pm |
  46. Kaci, Nashville, TN

    "I had no idea when I voted for reduced spending, they'd take away MY personal driver. I am NOT running for re-election!"

    September 20, 2010 at 7:05 pm |
  47. Bo Rhodes~Eugene OR

    Yeah, bailing out the auto industry WAS the right thing to do; but how long before we can afford a car??

    September 20, 2010 at 7:04 pm |
  48. john Fayne-Cleaver

    Barbados

    Mayor Fenty to his assistant "I said I wanted backers not bikers, you idiot"

    September 20, 2010 at 7:04 pm |
  49. Isabel Siaba (Brazil)

    Bicycle Day....Who can find Anderson Cooper after me!?

    September 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm |
  50. Kaci, Nashville, TN

    Two Words: BUDGET CUTS! Doing our part to reduce spending.

    September 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm |
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