Search Results for: Los Angeles cycling advocacy

Join California advocacy wonks on a 5 day bike tour

Register now for the California Dream Ride, a fully-supported five day semi-luxurious bicycle ride, with opportunities to meet and greet bicycle advocacy luminaries in the Golden State while riding from Santa Barbara to San Diego.

A lost helmet, a broken crank

I lost my bike helmet this morning. But first, check out this dramatic photo from the UCI Track Cycling World Championships earlier today in Paris, France. View image | gettyimages.com

Advocacy is hard: A Ventura County case study

I was hunting for details on this Ventura County hit and run in which a reckless driver hurtling past traffic in the bike lane fled the scene after seriously injuring a cycling when I found this short news item about a proposed fixed gear ban on Ventura County bike paths. Ventura County officials are considering read more »

Bicycle advocacy jobs and more

  Hi everyone! Funding for bicycle advocacy and infrastructure on the local level must be doing alright because a bunch of jobs just became available in the past few weeks. See below for details – and remember to connect with me on LinkedIn or stop by my local bike shop to say hello. Advocacy Jobs: If you’ve got 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 »

Friday’s Pro Tip: Don’t try to bike through a police barricade when a maniac in the national capital starts shooting. Even Canadian law enforcement will take you down, albeit politely and with utmost professionalism. More bike news below the photo of cyclist Bernard Desgagne on the ground. #457676706 / gettyimages.com