The LAPD wants your help in tracking down the hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a bike rider in Brentwood last November.
Then again, they might have better luck if they didn’t wait five months to ask for help next time.
Just a suggestion.
Wrap up next month’s Bike Week with the first Bike Night at Union Station.
KCRW’s beginning LA bike rider takes a Confident City Cycling course and concludes that drivers need bike education, too.
The Bike League looks at the Santa Monica Bike Center, now a Platinum-level Bike Friendly Business. And managed by the instructor of the afore mentioned CCC course.
Long Beach police are on the lookout for a bike riding groper.
Mark your calendar for the Honor Ride Irvine this August.
San Francisco motorists demand the restoration of balance in the city’s transportation planning; in other words, a return to all cars all the time.
I like it. San Francisco police virtually dare thieves to steal a bait bike. And pass out “Is this a bait bike?” stickers to post on your bike to make thieves think twice.
San Francisco’s bike share program expands to the East Bay despite the Bixi bankruptcy.
California’s proposed bike tax becomes a potential $5 fee on cars to repair and maintain bike paths in regional parks. Although I wonder how many voters, aka drivers, will be willing to tax themselves to fund bikes — especially when it requires a two-thirds majority.
A petition asks online fences websites Craigslist and EBay to require serial numbers on all bike ads. Of course, sellers could just lie about them, but still.
USA Today names Davis CA the best cycling town in America; my hometown comes in at number two.
Portland teens injure two people by throwing bricks at passing bike riders; one victim nearly loses an eye.
Ottumwa, Iowa Shriners are expecting 70 – 80 riders for a 30-mile Ride With the Clowns. Something like that could draw hundreds here; just don’t sniff any flowers.
Submitted without comment. North Carolina’s 21-time national champ admits to doping with amphetamines, synthetic testosterone and EPO. At age 62.
A Vancouver company plans bicycling sunglasses with a heads-up display.
A new World Health Organization report says if London achieved Copenhagen-like riding levels, it could save 500 lives a year and create 8,000 jobs.
David Hembrow looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of on-road bike lanes.
This time the tainted meat excuse actually works, as former Aussie world time trial champ Michael Rogers is cleared of doping charges after blaming Chinese meat.
For the English-challenged members of the media, there is a big difference between “watch out for bike riders” and “beware of bicyclist.”