Search Results for: Abandoned Bike

Bike distribution on Santa Cruz council Tuesday agenda

The city of Santa Cruz, CA council will once again try to tackle the persistent problem of what to do with all of the abandoned bikes the city collects. (And yes, believe it or not, there’s actually controversy about this.)

Unusual bike racks

Lady Fleur reviews an old and interesting bike rack that she calls the Jaws of Death Torture Rack. It’s a design that dates from the 70s, and creator of this rack apparently invited thieves to test their design with a contest. The design is such that a simple padlock is protected from cutting and grinding read more »

Santa Cruz region bike roundup

Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) hosts another round of community workshops to determine the vision of growth for the Monterey Bay region. AMBAG consists of communities in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties. Santa Cruz Bike Party has moved from the fourth Friday to the second Friday of every month. This means read more »

Bike thefts in Mill Valley California, and a misleading headline

Missing Bay Area bike tourers found in Peru

Bay Area couple Jamie Neal and Garrett Hand apparently disappeared while bike touring in Peru. They dropped off of the grid in late January. Friends and family began asking for help locating them. Turns out they were on a boat enjoying life. Peruvian police made contact with Neal and her boyfriend, Garrett Hand, while the read more »

Bike stolen from 10 year old returned to owner

The same day Santa Cruz Ecology Action got kids at Delaveaga Elementary School in Santa Cruz to register their bikes, a thief stole one of the bikes from a 10 year girl. When the bike was later found abandoned, police were able to return the bike to its rightful owner.