Let’s start with a brief bit of racing news.
A stunning photograph captures the moment Taylor Phinney crashed and broke his leg in two places during last week’s national road championships in Chattanooga. You can see him still falling after hitting the guard rail, while the rider behind struggles to stay upright and the moto rider who caused the crash puts a foot down to steady himself.
Meanwhile, 1984 Olympic gold medalist Connie Carpenter Phinney — Taylor’s mom — discusses the aftermath of his collision.
And Jaguar redesigns Team Sky’s Pinarello Dogma for the Tour de France.
Better Bike digests the responses supervisor to the LACBC’s candidate questionnaires for District 3 county supervisor with a side-by-side comparison of their stands on the issues. Take a look at the responses, and go Bike the Vote on Tuesday.
San Diego celebrated Bike to Work Day on Friday after a two-week delay due to the recent fires.
Four Riverside County cities team up to create a 12-mile bike and walking trail.
The Wild West Charity Bike Ride rolls in Banning this coming weekend.
The quality of bike lanes — how many riders actually use them — matters more than quantity.
Portland prosecutors decline to file charges in an alleged road rage case, saying they don’t think they the case is winnable.
After an urban terrorist attempts to injure New York cyclists by stringing a rope across a park roadway, the NYPD struggles to give a rat’s ass.
A North Carolina Ironman competitor is injured when an SUV driver slams on her brakes in front of competitors.
It’s not really a bike lane if everyone else in Toronto is parking in it, is it?
Portland police offer advice on how not to be offended by the upcoming World Naked Bike Ride, like pull the shades down and turn up the TV. No, really. And Cyclelicious says bike handling skills could save your life.
Check back later today for some good news in the fight against hit-and-run, as I get to meet one — or make that two — of my heroes.