After dealing with breaking news for the last couple days, we’ve got a lot to catch up on. So let’s get right to it.
A panel discussion at the new Levi’s pop-up store in DTLA this Thursday will consider making LA a more livable city.
Sounds like fun. FAME FEST promises a street-long bike fest and scavenger hunt along famed Melrose Avenue this Sunday.
England’s Montague Bikes is offering you a chance to win a 7-speed folding road bike.
Despite earlier bike and sidewalk-free design recommendations, current projections favor bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides of the redesigned Glendale-Hyperion Bridge.
A new road diet and bike lanes finally goes in on Figueroa St. But on south, not Gil Cedillo’s needlessly controversial north, Fig.
The Times’ Steve Lopez asks why an 86-year old cyclist can’t get the dangerous alley behind her home fixed.
CicLAvia begins outreach for October’s ride through Boyle Heights.
A HuffPo writer points out the perils of biking in New York and LA.
Santa Monica Spoke invites you to the Grand Opening of a new Dutch and folding bike shop.
Damien Newton asks if SaMo is ready for Vision Zero; ready or not, every city and state must resolve to eliminate traffic deaths.
Walk Bike Glendale responds to an anti-bike OpEd in the local paper.
A reminder that women face risks on the road that most male riders don’t, as a San Diego woman is assaulted while riding home from a bar.
A Sacramento man is arrested after attempting to stone a bike rider.
Cyclists enjoy a bike tour of historic sites in Napa.
Ten great NorCal bike rides.
Funding for bicycling and pedestrian projects will continue at current levels under the new Federal transportation budget. That’s the good news and the bad.
Are drivers and cyclists really natural enemies?
Caught on video: A extremely close call with a motorcyclist offers a reminder to always look behind you — and signal — before turning across a traffic lane. And a bike rider reminds us never to tailgate after crashing into a backhoe.
A Massachusetts man loses 200 pounds through cyclocross racing.
A Florida rider fights for his right to take the lane, but unlike California, local state law may not support him.
Caught on video: This is why you need a bike cam, as a UK driver faces multiple charges for fleeing the scene after hitting a cam-equipped cyclist head-on.
London buses will test two new systems to alert drivers to cyclists in their path.
A globe-trotting American cyclist may be buried in Russia after no one comes forward to claim his body.
Don’t spit on other road users, no matter how mad you might get. Just don’t.
And if you’re a convicted felon illegally carrying a rifle and shotgun on your handlebars, don’t crash into a damn power pole, already.