About damn time.
Unfortunately, it comes too late for Milt Olin, killed by a deputy who was using his to text with another officer when he drifted into the bike lane Olin was riding in one year ago.
Not too surprisingly, the department’s union agues for the need for deputies to keep using their computers while they drive, rather than rely on the radios police officers have used with relative safety for decades.
Evidently, Olin’s death doesn’t mean any more to them than it did the DA’s office.
South LA merchants wonder if CicLAvia would ruin business for the day; experience shows that businesses that reach out to participants thrive, while those who don’t, don’t.
An anonymous donor contributes $400,000 for future events.
Unfortunately, the Times gets it wrong; CicLAvia is not a bike festival, as they suggest, but an open streets event that welcomes anyone without a motor. On the other hand, KABC-7 gets it right, and has the video to prove it.
Glendale will hold a workshop on Thursday to discuss where to put a bridge connecting Griffith Park and the LA River bike path with the east side of the river.
A bike rider is critically injured in a fall while riding with a group of cyclists on a mountain road above Altadena; he was airlifted to Pasadena for treatment.
CICLE’s next adult bicycling class is scheduled for Sunday, January 18th; that might make the perfect holiday gift for the bike-curious person on your list.
Two San Francisco cops are convicted of stealing $30,000 from a drug dealer. But it’s okay, one of them planned to use his share to buy a bike.
A San Francisco writer says the new three-foot passing law hasn’t really changed anything.
A Seattle red light camera catches a car and a bike running the light, but only the driver gets a ticket.
The mother of a Boise girl killed while riding her bike in a crosswalk files suit against the local police department for blaming the victim, rather than the operator of the big dangerous machine.
Nice. A new Colorado bike path runs along a reconstructed highway, allowing cyclists to ride 18 miles car-free from Boulder to the Denver area.
A sleepy Iowa town gets rediscovered thanks to a shiny new bridge and bike trail.
A female ex-con New Hampshire bike rider is under arrest for stabbing two women in a road rage incident.
Vermont proposes a statewide bike plan; long past time Caltrans did more than consider it.
Bono wasn’t dressed as a Hassidic Jew when he had his New York bike accident after all; turns out band mate The Edge was just pulling our collective leg.
Lance says he and his teammates had to cheat if they wanted to compete with other doping teams. Problem is, given the pervasiveness of cheating during the doping era, he’s probably right. And we all believe it’s over, right?
Irish cyclists talk about the problems they face on the road. Sounds like nothing is really different over there than it is here.
The mayor of Paris proposes spending the equivalent of $122 million on bike lanes. And making the city center nearly car-free.
A round-the-world cyclist says Australia is the world’s worst place for bike riders. I’m sure we could nominate a few spots that might compete.
A Florida man flees by bike after stuffing his pants with stolen meat; I really don’t want to go to his house for dinner. See what it looks like to ride a World Cup cyclocross from a first-person perspective.
And in case you’ve forgotten, this is what it feels like to ride a bike for the first time.