An artist working on a bicycle-themed interactive art installation for the Los Angeles State Historic Park wants your bike story for the project.
Nice idea. A custom-made book bike operating out of the San Pedro branch of the Los Angeles Public Library can carry and display 200 pounds of books to encourage reading.
Gizmodo looks at LA’s fabled elevated bike highway and why it failed, blazing the trail for what would eventually become the Pasadena Freeway.
For a change, a Malibu motorist actually admires the bike riders making their way up Latigo Canyon.
A Metro panel discussion asks if bicycling is in your future on Monday, May 11th at Caltrans HQ in DTLA.
After a compromise agreement, a single e-bike bill moves forward in the state legislature.
Bike riders attending Sunday’s Orange County Transportation Authority Bike Festival say streets behind the Orange Curtain aren’t as safe as they should be. Sort of like streets everywhere, in other words.
No bias here. According to the local paper, a Riverside bike rider wasn’t hit by a police car, but rather, he collided with it.
Female cyclists don’t earn enough as it is. Yet the women competing in the recent Redlands Classic agreed to donate 15% of their prize money to the family of Erica Grief, who was killed in a car crash on the way to compete in the race.
San Luis Obispo County leads the state in per capita bicycling deaths.
Bad news from Sunnyvale, as bike rider was killed during the morning commute.
Consumer Reports rates bike helmets, with recommended models starting at just $12.
Here’s your chance to buy a rare bike from a Portland collection. Or maybe all 203 if the mood strikes.
Evidently, winter is officially over in Jackson, Wyoming when the bike racks come back.
Wisconsin drivers can’t seem to figure out how to use roundabouts without endangering bike riders and pedestrians.
A 70-year old Minnesota woman plans a two year journey by bike across the US. If you can call a fully enclosed, solar powered e-assist tricycle a bike, that is.
Vermont cyclists are mourning a leading local rider and bike shop employee killed in a collision with a 17-year old driver, who also died after going over an embankment.
Crain’s talks with the new boss of New York’s Citi Bike about how to turn around the financially troubled bike share program.
The NYPD is cracking down on bike riders, making New York’s most bike friendly neighborhood significantly less so.
The leader of the UK’s Liberal Democrats promises to turn Britain into a cycling nation.
A British jury finds a dangerous junction guilty, along with the driver who killed a cyclist; the 70-year old motorist said the victim somehow blended in with the background, despite his hi-viz.
Ed Ryder sends word that sometimes diabetes can be beat, as bicycling helps save the life of an overweight Brit man after his sons intervene. Which almost makes me wish I was overweight.
Dubai police seize 11,000 bikes from law-breaking riders in just two months. Imagine how many cars they could seize if they applied the same standards to scofflaw drivers.
And beware doping drivers. A pair of Ohio grad students have developed a roadside test to determine just how high they really are; apparently, counting the number of empty Twinkie wrappers in the vehicle is not a legally valid standard. Thanks to Geri Wilson for the heads-up.
Come back later Tuesday morning for a guest post from LA Bicycling Advisory Vice Chair Glenn Bailey reporting on efforts to remove the bike lanes from Chase Street in the SFV.