Search Results for: Cycling in Ohio

Conservative ideals and bicycling

The other day I promised to reveal the author of a proposal for bicycle civil defense drills. A few of you already told me you Googled the answer.

Legal action against Ohio bike volunteers

Volunteers on a city Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) in Beavercreek, Ohio were threatened with criminal legal sanction — including possible “fines and imprisonment” — for “practicing engineering without a license” after a city engineer sent a complaint letter about those do-gooders to the Ohio State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors.

Bicycle talk Ohio

‘Bikes, Trails, and Talk in Ohio’ Forum Launched Bicycle Talk Ohio is a new online discussion forum for cyclists in the Buckeye State. Other Ohio bicycle resources include: Ohio Bicycle Federation, which has the Cyclist Friendly Community program for the state of Ohio. Crankmail is the “voice of cyclists in Ohio.” Bike commuting in Columbus. read more »

Bicycling advocacy and public safety

CQ Press has released their annual city crime rankings for US cities. Using crime statistics data from the FBI and using proprietary weighting factors, CQ created their rankings of the safest and most dangerous cities in America. The 10 most dangerous cities are: 1. Detroit, Michigan2. St. Louis, Missouri3. Flint, Michigan4. Oakland, California5. Camden, New read more »

Bicycles in the news

Don’t try this at home, kids, even if you’re a professional.

Federal bike-counting pilot in 10 regions

When talking about things like the risks of cycling, you often see silly statements like “California is the second most dangerous state for cycling.” We honestly don’t know how dangerous or safe cycling is, however, because we don’t know how many bikes are on the road.