Ben's middle name is Thomas. Ben T. Sharpley ... get it?
In case you forgot, here's what happend to the bike rack ... and the arcade roof. Wow, references, just like Sluggy Freelance! (Word of warning: if you're curious about Sluggy, be prepared to plow through twelve and a half years of almost-daily strips. If you're ready to lose several days out of your life, you can check it out here.)
"Running To Canada" sounds like the name of a band.