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Houston police ride bikes to enforce 3 foot passing rule

Houston, Texas has a three foot passing rule, which is apparently not well observed by local drivers. Police officer Stephen Klein bought a bike from a garage sale for $45 and began riding. “You’ll stay to the right but motorists will come by and rev their engines,” he says. “They’ll honk, or they’ll try to read more »

Pedestrian killed by cyclist in San Jose, and more bike news

Mercury News journalist Mike Rosenberg tweeted out this letter sent to City Hall the other day regarding pedestrian safety and dangerous sidewalk cyclists in downtown San Jose. Letter San Jose City Hall received: Guy worried about being sent to his crypt; "meanwhile enjoy" pic.twitter.com/6zrcL7wjfR — Mike Rosenberg (@RosenbergMerc) March 25, 2014

David Cortese wants more dead pedestrians in San Jose

In a recent interview with local talk radio KLIV, San Jose Mayoral candidate David Cortese said the city needs to abandon its efforts to create a safer environment for all road users. He wants wider streets, more lanes, and faster traffic, because apparently 26 dead pedestrians and cyclists wasn’t enough for him in 2013. In read more »

Watch for sucker poles, and a local journalist’s stripped bike

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The Post likes bikes, and more Hump Day bicycle news

The New York Post suddenly likes bikes? The caption for this bike style gallery includes the text, “We like bike! No matter your style, there’s an outfit for every ride.”

Free bikes, Earth Day, and more

Happy Earth Day, you bike riding hippies. Did you know today is also the birthday of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (pictured to the left with a bicycle)? He was an enthusiastic cyclist and photographer, combining both of these hobbies while traveling before beginning his second career as architect of the Red Terror. More bicycle news Free read more »