Tag Archives: biking safety

The Great Bike Lane in the Sky?

Wouldn’t it be simply delightful to have a way to breeze above congested city streets on your bike? Inhabitat brings us this idea, from Bulgarian architect Martin Angelov: I’m thinking, not so much. Visit the site, and click through the … Continue reading

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New York Losing Bike Lanes to Politics

From the New York Daily News: Political pressure jeopardizing cyclists as bike lane gets removed in Williamsburg Erasing a bike lane will not stop nubiles from pedaling down Bedford Ave. and offending our pious Hasidic brethren. … “The Grand St. … Continue reading

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Riding In the Dark

My cycling mentor got back from his UK assignment a little over a month ago, and it’s great to have someone at work who likes to talk about bikes and can give me some practical advice. He rode in yesterday … Continue reading

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Latest on Dr. Jekyll (aka Christopher Thompson)

I’ve been trying to find any news on this case, this is the only thing I’ve been able to find recently. It includes a video from CNN. Not surprisingly the good doctor pleaded not guilty. And in case anyone thinks … Continue reading

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Bikes get a break at Portland stop sign sting

A couple of high-bike-traffic intersections in Portland were targeted by the Portland PD in an “educational” sting operation. Quite a number of cyclists were issued warnings, rather than tickets. I’m dismayed that cyclists think they don’t have to obey the … Continue reading

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Cycling Safety

This morning I found what looks to be an incredibly helpful site for bicyclists. Dare I call it mandatory reading? I’m still so new to cycling that I haven’t been in most of the situations described, and hopefully after reading … Continue reading

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