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Car-less: Frustrated By Distracted Drivers

Recently, I was riding to a friend’s house to do some bike part swapping. I was a riding the route I typically use to his house. I was nearly injured or killed by a driver on a cell phone because they some how thought the bike lane was also a right turn lane. I came […]

This Week in Bike Commuting Urban Legends

Urban legend: a form of modern folklore consisting of stories that may or may not have been believed by their tellers to be true [Wikipedia]. Urban legends permeate our lives.  Many towns, groups, parents, teachers, spouses, you name it, have some kind of urban legend they use to make points, create feelings, or just entertain. Urban legends may […]

Am I The Bike Tester From Hell…

This is the second time in less than a month that I’ve wiped out a demo bike.

My First Bike Commuting Crash

This past Thursday, I was in my first ever bike commuting accident. The result: a broken bike, a broken helmet, a badly bruised knee, a mild concussion, and some post-accident anger.

BikeClicks.com Adding Some Safety

To be able to track where the unsafe roads, scary dogs, glass strewn shoulders and roads under construction is priceless.  This is exactly the latest feature at BikeClicks.com. Have issues daily on your commute.  Let us know and become safer in the numbers. LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN)-BikeClicks.com, Louisville’s online community for cyclists, has launched Safe Rides. […]

Motorist Involved in 50 (!) Bicycle Crash

I subscribe to a feed on Google News with the search term bicycle. It tends to be a rather depressing feed, with news stories of bicycles hit by cars on a daily basis. This one stood out among the rest: “Furious driver takes out 50-strong cycle pack” from the Sydney Morning Herald. Witnesses to the […]