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Nevada considers complete streets, red light law for motorcycles & bicycles

I’m now visiting Nevada in my virtual meander across the American bike legislation tour of 2013. Of interest in the Silver State: voluntary funding of a Complete Streets program for your county, and a bipartisan run the red light rule for motorcycles and bicycles.

Bicycle Blog Thursday

Today reminds me that Thursday Bicycles wasn’t at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show last weekend. Jon Norstag of Thursday Bicycles in Idaho specializes in bomb proof steel frames designed and built for downhill and cross country riding, but what I especially like is his Mutton Master sheep herding and utility bike.

Fishing and your bicycle

When I was a kid my friends and I just carried our rods in one hand while controlling the bike with the other hand. I still see people — children and adults — doing the same thing today, but there are fancier options available: special mounts for carrying your fishing pole on your bike hands read more »

Idaho stop law for cyclists

There seems to be some misperceptions about the “Idaho Stop” law for cyclist — namely, many people think that this law allows cyclists to blow through controlled intersections without looking. Idaho Statutes Title 49 is the motor vehicle code. Chapter 7 deals with pedestrians and bicycles; section 720 regulates stopping and is where Idaho permits read more »

National Day of Service bicycle projects

The U.S. Congress proclaimed that Martin Luther King Junior Day should be a national Day of Service, and President Elect Barack Obama and General Colin Powell renew the call to service to make the Monday holiday “a day on” instead of a day off. Visit USA Service to find a service event near you. In read more »