Local NewsPhoto & Video Big Bird Bubba, speed demon Originally published September 13, 2016 at 8:00 pmUpdated September 13, 2016 at 8:05 pm Flying down 15th Avenue East on Capitol Hill, a very large cockatoo named Big Bird Bubba sits squawking and fluttering on the bicycle handlebars of his owner of 18 years, Muraco Kyashna-Tocha, on their daily flight/ride. “He really loves the downhills the most on our rides when he spreads his wings pretending to fly,” said Kyashna-Tocha. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times) The cockatoo loves to ride downhill on the handlebars of his owner’s bicycle. Share story By Steve RingmanSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories BNSF sent crews into a treacherous Stampede Pass blizzard, union tells WA lawmakers February 22, 2018 Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers February 22, 2018 Class sizes could be issue for union talks in Oregon February 22, 2018 Boeing, Snohomish County hold key to Future of Flight as aviation center faces turbulent times February 22, 2018 More Photo Galleries A 77-year-old Cadillac that doesn’t run? No problem. This garage works on anything built from 1886 to 1970. Good manners meet ‘weird physics’ at North Seattle’s Granite Curling Club Octopus Week at Seattle Aquarium Steve Ringman View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.