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New bicycle laws for 2008

Happy New Year, all! Here’s an overview of new laws that take effect this effect that may impact bicyclists.Arizona: A new DUI law mandates 10 days of jail time and drivers license suspension for a first time offender. California: The legal requirement for night cyclists to use a headlight, rear reflector and side reflectors has read more »

Should the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition sue San Mateo County Sheriff?

TIME’S UP sent a press release about Christopher Long’s $1.5 Million lawsuit against the New York Police Department. You may remember that Christopher Long was the guy who was Just Riding Along when NYPD Officer Pogan bodyslammed Long, and then arrested him for assault. When a video popped up showing what really happened, Pogan was read more »

Bicycle blog

Vote for Bostonian of the year. Each year, Boston Globe Magazine selects “Bostonian of the Year.” One of the nominees is Boston’s Bike Planner (and former Olympic cyclist) Nicole Freedman. I don’t know if your vote counts or not, but cast your ballot for Nicole here. Vote for Change. Several people have submitted their ideas read more »

LeMond bicycles used to train Iranian troops!

From BR&IN, regarding the lawsuit between LeMond and Trek: In an odd twist, an inmate at a federal prison in Williamsburg, South Carolina filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit in July, alleging that he and other inmates produce bikes for LeMond under the Federal Prison Industry Unicor Program for 12 cents an hour, read more »

Bay Area bicycle and transportation news

Urban Costume Karaoke Bicycle Brigade: Tomorrow in Dolores Park. Santa Cruz rail line to be purchased. The Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission agreed yesterday to pay Union Pacific $14.2 million for the 32 mile stretch of railroad from Davenport to Watsonville. County residents already use the railroad right of way for bicycling and walking, and read more »

Shiny new bikes

I’m seeing a lot of shiny new bikes on Caltrain lately. Murph’s using new bikes as a pickup line. Remember the hullabaloo about Chicago’s new bike-friendly traffic laws? Police have issued 233 citations on the new law between March 12 and May 31. Coping with $5 gasoline. Slashdot mentions bikes! Montreal’s public bike system looks read more »