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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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Sea Turtles in Grave Danger from Oil Spill

For almost a month now, hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil continue to gush into the Gulf of Mexico each day.  The lives of sea turtles, tuna, sharks, dolphins, birds and other marine animals are being threatened by this … Continue reading

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John Leguizamo Takes Manhattan by Bike

I just found this on CNN. It’s an article and video of John Leguizamo advocating for bicycling in the city. Sounds like he knows what he’s doing, recommending lights on helmet, and front and back of bike. He talks about … 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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Dr. Jekyll (Christopher Thompson) Sentenced to Five Years

UPDATE:LA Streetsblog is reporting: …the defense’s motion for probation was denied. Dr. Christopher Thompson will receive five years in jail. Thompson received two years for assault with a deadly weapon for his attack on Ron Peterson with a three year … Continue reading

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400 Preventable Deaths Each Year

From the Transporation for America people:        Poorly designed roads like the one below cause hundreds of pedestrian deaths every month. The Complete Streets Act would change the landscape and save lives. Tell your lawmakers to support safer streets … Continue reading

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Oregon Manifest

A strangely revolutionary name for a month-long, October 2 – November 8, celebration of bikes and cycling culture. Now in it’s second year, The Oregon Manifest’s home page explains it thusly: Oregon Manifest celebrates the art, craft and community of bicycling. Our mission … Continue reading

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