Vives’ Bike Taken, Jokingly Apologizes to Shakira

Carlos Vives, who recently recorded a song about a bicycle with Shakira, has jokingly apologized to his fellow Colombian singer for being unable to give her a ride on his bike after it was stolen.

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Spokesman David Castano of the Bogota Metropolitan Police says Vives’ personal bike and that of his godson were stolen Thursday in the capital.

The bikes were taken from outside a store.

Vives apologized on Twitter to Shakira, saying he could not give her a ride on the bike “because I was just robbed and it’s raining a lot in Bogota.”

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Vives and Shakira recently recorded a song named “La Bicicleta,”or The Bicycle, as well as video showing the pair riding bikes in different parts of Colombia. The stolen bike did not appear in the video.