Category Archives: biking safety

Another new reality

For me, at least. It’s been ages since I’ve had any bikey news, and am ashamed to say I have hardly been on my bike in the last two years. I’m not sure why I didn’t ride much last year, … Continue reading

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A Christopher Thompson protege?

Seriously, I can only hope this guy has not bred. From Oregonlive.com: “The SUV turns into Santos and almost hits him,” Sheffer said. “About a block later, the driver stopped so suddenly that Santos had to veer into oncoming traffic. … Continue reading

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Why do they hide the bike rack?

I needed to go to the library today to pick up this month’s book for my book group (we’re reading The Shipping News by Annie Proulx, my pick) and so decided to take the bike instead of the car. I … Continue reading

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Road-Raging Driver Hits Two Cyclists in Portland

And he’s still out there. Or she. Although from the description of the car I’d be willing to bet real money it was a male driver as this model is very popular with young males. (note: the photo is a … Continue reading

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HINUF2C

Who knew these things were still popular? Apparently they are, all over the place, and this latest convention of The Wheelmen took place in my old stomping grounds, Long Branch, NJ. See? There’s more to New Jersey than the Sopranos, … Continue reading

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This is it!

Can you imagine this happening in the U.S.? Neither can I. But I can DREAM, can’t I??? From the Toronto Star: On at least one street in Roanne, a pleasant town northwest of Lyon, the barrier is made up of … Continue reading

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Biking Season

I haven’t started biking to work yet, although next month is the BTA (Bicycle Transportation Alliance) Walk & Bike Challenge for teachers, students, and parents. And by “students” they mean grade school to college. The best I could do this … Continue reading

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