You can read the base’s rules for cyclists and apply for an access permit here. Riders without permits can still cross the base, if less pleasantly, on the shoulders of I-5. Thanks to Cyclelicious for the permit link.
Meanwhile, the Battle of Miramar goes on, as a pair of hikers received a $525 ticket for trespassing on the Marine base; as we noted recently, several cyclists had their bikes seized for riding on the base.
Monrovia is hosting a public workshop to provide input on the city’s bicycle master plan this Wednesday.
You may know him from this vertigo-inducing singletrack ride, complete with a backflip over 72-foot canyon.
Italian bike maker Wilier Triestina says it will sue the Belgian ‘cross rider who was caught with a motor in her bike for damaging the company’s reputation. Uh, right.
And Spanish rider Roberto Heras was awarded the equivalent of over $790,000 when he sued the Spanish government after his suspension for doping was overturned due to testing irregularities.
CiclaValley wants to show you how to get to March’s CicLAvia this Sunday. And he promises to get you home in time for that football game.
More anger in Santa Monica, where the city encourages everyone else to bike, walk or take transit, while giving its own employees free parking.
San Luis Obispo will become the latest city to crack down on traffic violations that affect bicyclists this Thursday.
Way to set a good example. A Super Bowl car commercial features actor Ryan Reynolds riding salmon on a bike.
City Lab provides the urban family’s guide to living carfree.
Good advice. A heart surgeon offers five life-saving signs of heart trouble every cyclist should know.
A Seattle radio host calls for letting the city’s troubled bikeshare program die a natural death.
Caught on video: A bike-riding Tennessee burglar gets away with two flat screen TVs and a laptop, even if it does take him three trips.
A New York radio station says the city’s delivery riders continue to take risks, despite laws attempting to rein them in.
A Florida man was killed in a slip and fall after stumbling across a street, a month before he was scheduled to go on trial for the DUI death of a cyclist.
The UK’s Evening Standard says the way to get over your broken resolutions is to get back on your bike.
Caught on camera:
- A British cyclist gets buzzed by a wrong way driver who turned directly into him and had to swerve out of the way.
- At least he avoided a collision, unlike one of his countrymen who captured his head-on collision with a driver who turned onto the wrong side of the road.
- And a another Brit took himself out after giving a driver an obscene gesture. Rule #1: Always maintain control over your own bike.
An Aussie rider offers 10 things motorists need to know about cyclists. Including that we’re people too.
Once again, someone has tried to sabotage an Australian riding route, this time by spreading gravel on the roadway across downhill sections and near corners.
And you know you’ve made the big time when Cheech turns your huge pink cowboy hat and upturned pointed boots riding attire into a meme.