Mayor Garcetti officially unveils LA’s first Great Streets.
However, Streetsblog’s Joe Linton questions whether just $800,000 worth of improvements on 15 streets will really make a difference.
Better Bike offers suggestions on what can be done right now to improve safety for bike riders on Santa Monica Blvd through Beverly Hills, which could be a great street if officials in the Biking Black Hole cared enough to do anything about it.
Former LADOT Bike Blogger Christopher Kidd looks at the murky truth behind California sidewalk riding laws, which only serve to confuse virtually everyone, everywhere.
Meet champion cyclist and coach Connie Paraskevin in Corona del Mar next Tuesday.
An Ontario cyclist is in critical but stable condition after being dragged 1,000 feet under a car when the driver failed to stop. The 70-year old motorist thought he hit something, but didn’t know what — so naturally, he just kept going. He was not cited at the scene, since there appears to be no obligation to stop if you only think you hit something.
Three women riders are honored with Santa Barbara’s Velo Wing awards.
The Bike Hut offers a refuge for Bay Area cyclists riding south of Half Moon Bay. Do we have anything like that here in SoCal? If not, maybe we should.
Seriously? Bicycling magazine offers a very East Coast-centric look at the best boardwalks for bicycling; only the misnamed Marvin Braude bike trail and San Diego’s Mission Beach to PB path make the cut here on the Left Coast.
More on the protected bike lane study we discussed yesterday, as they appear to increase ridership wherever they go in.
A Minnesota writer says if Vehicular Cycling actually succeeded, it wouldn’t. Some things I might quibble with there, but an interesting read.
The sad thing is that a new law is even necessary to force New York police to prosecute drivers who hit pedestrians or cyclists that have the right-of-way.
A new study shows caffeinated carb gels really do improve performance.
Want. A British artist crafts die-cast bicycling figurines, including Breaking Away’s Cutter Dave Stoller.
A UK student develops the world’s most cut-proof bike lock.
The winner of the Giro, Columbia’s Nairo Quintana, receives a pink jersey blessed by the pope.
A dog rides an invisible inverse bicycle.
Which makes far more sense than this story about a Scotsman convicted of having sex with his bicycle, which presumably was incapable of giving consent. And no, I don’t even know how you’d do that — and don’t want to. Thanks to John McBrearty for the heads-up.