Yet another LA-area bike rider has been shot and killed.
According to KTLA-5, 19-year old Bryan Hernandez was riding his bike home from work when he was killed early Tuesday morning. His body was found around 2:50 am at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Peachtree Street in Commerce.
KNBC-4 says police initially thought he was the victim of a hit-and-run.
Just 19 years old.
What an effing waste. This crap has got to stop.
It seems we can’t get away from naked people on bikes this week.
A fully dressed Neon Tommy reporter talks to participants in the recent LA edition of the World Naked Bike Ride.
And Iceland remakes a recent Brit TV spot which suggests people actually can notice someone on a bike. Even if he’s not wearing hi-viz.
A new mobile bike repair service is coming to LA, and looking for franchise owners.
The Tour de France will offer fans more data than ever before, including the ability to track any rider in real time. And not wanting to give the wrong impression, a German shampoo maker will drop its “Doping for hair” slogan just for the Tour.
And speaking of doping, Tour favorite and ex-Tour de France winner Alberto Contador continues to build on his legacy, despite a previous two-year ban for doping.
Streetsblog reports DTLA now has three bike corrals, with more to come.
CiclaValley points out that North Hollywood students actually biked to school in the 1920s. Evidently, they didn’t have helicopter parents with massive SUVs to drop them off.
Vox looks back at LA’s historic elevated bike highway, as well as other early bikeways.
Long Beach is hosting a series of free bike safety classes through the LACBC.
Thanks in part to support from cyclists, the proposed hit-and-run alert bill sailed through committee in the state legislature by a unanimous vote on Tuesday.
Three Sacramento-area cyclists were injured, one critically, when they were struck by a hit-and-run driver; police were later able to subdue a suspect using a police dog. No offence, but I hope that dog bit the crap out of him.
Bike League president Andy Clarke is stepping down after 12 years.
My Colorado hometown ranks first for bike-friendly businesses. However, I should note that the city only became bike friendly after I moved away.
A Louisiana woman who was abducted and murdered while riding her bike home after a night out will have a new bike loop named in her honor.
That Florida cyclist seriously injured after skidding on an alligator carcass faces a long and painful recovery; he suffered a fractured face, broken ribs and clavicle and a collapsed lung when his riding partners ran over him after he hit the pavement.
Toronto’s chief medical official says speed kills, making the case for reducing speed limits to save lives.
Hundreds of London cyclists stage a die-in in the heart of the city to raise awareness for cycling safety.
A Brit radio presenter says wearing a camera does more to improve safety than a helmet does on the streets of London.
Following Alice, of Wonderland fame, on a bike tour through Oxford.