A new Santa Clarita bike safety campaign says Respect is a Two-Way Street.
But they lose me with the illustration of a bike crashing into a car. And the last line that seems to put responsibility on riders to avoid getting killed, rather than on drivers to avoid killing someone.
So what do you think?
This is what cyclists are up against in Beverly Hills.
Cyclists are on a donor cycle mission – to give their organs to someone.
Somehow, though, her solution to our perceived recklessness is to keep the city as dangerous and anti-bike-friendly as possible.
Maybe someone should let her know most of us just want to get through her damn city without getting killed in the process.
Police are reviewing the $100 ticket a DC cyclist got for following too closely after he’s buzzed, then brake checked by an angry truck driver — despite riding on sharrows at the time — after bike cam video of the incident is released.
Something tells me the officer needs a little retraining. Or maybe a new job.
And the driver needs to be behind bars.
As long as we’re in DC, I somehow missed this one last week as the US Secretary of Labor says he just wants to ride his bike to work. And that the department is committed to making “cycling to work an affordable, easy and enjoyable option.”
Sounds good to me.
The Source says the new Metro bike map was released just in time for last week’s Bike Week.
The new Los Angeles Register looks at the Bike Kitchen.
Free bike repairs and repair demos in Santa Monica on Saturday the 31st.
Santa Monica’s Cynergy Cycles is offering a discount on registration for the California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour benefitting the Arthritis Foundation. Which means I now have two medical conditions with their own benefit bike rides, and I’d like to stop there, thank you.
Long Beach’s monthly Kidical Mass continues to grow in popularity.
Ex-con Michael Reyes pleads guilty to killing Chula Vista bike rider Daniel Voigt while driving in a stolen car with a suspended license last month; he faces over 14 well-deserved years in prison when he’s sentenced in July.
San Diego considers building an enclosed bikeway under the Coronado Bridge, which currently bans bikes. I seriously want to ride that one.
Okay. The Tour de Cluck offers a bike tour of Davis-area chicken coops. Yes, chicken coops.
The problem with Same Roads, Same Rules is that neither was designed with bicyclists in mind. Amen, brother.
In an insightful piece, a rider says the bike industry shouldn’t forget the women who already ride in their efforts to reach the ones who don’t.
Ten reasons why Open Streets events like CicLAvia rock.
Only 1% of head injuries occur on bikes, while 48% occur in cars. But no one suggests helmets for automobile passengers. Or most business employees, for that matter.
Not surprisingly, Portland comes out on top in a new ranking of the best cities for bicycling; also not surprising is that LA is nowhere on the list.
My hometown bikes to work at 11 times the national rate. When I last lived there three decades back, it was pretty much just me.
Is anyone really surprised that a Nebraska football star won’t faces charges for stealing not one, not two, but seven bicycles? It’s long past time to stop coddling criminal athletes.
Evanston IL plans to encourage bicycling by banning bikes on some streets. Yeah, that’ll work.
Protected bike lanes are the best medicine for dangerous Winnipeg roads.
Great Britain honors the cyclists who lost their lives in World War I. That was the war so devastating it was supposed to end all wars. Despite their sacrifice, it didn’t.
Dover police knock a cyclist off his bike when he allegedly failed to respond to commands to dismount, then say he just fell off.
Bradley Wiggins wants to restore your faith in cycling. My faith in cycling is as strong as ever; my faith in pro cyclists, not so much.
IKEA is now offering an e-bike in some Austrian stores; no word on whether you have to build it yourself.
An Aussie writer debunks popular bicycling myths. And says yes, cyclists cause collisions but so does everyone else.
As China continues to re-enter the world, its citizens face the same dangers Westerners do, as a Chinese bike rider is kidnapped by Taliban militants in Pakistan.
A Cambridge, Massachusetts bike safety campaign uses the local vernacular as it urges riders to Be Wicked Smaaht. And a British driver who killed a teenage passenger in a 130 mph crash — in a 60 mph zone, no less — has his sentence cut in half because he’s sorry. Oh, well okay, then.