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May 18th, 2010 - 6:00 am § in Community, Everything Bike & Metro

Bikeside Speaks! Saturday, May 22 @ 5pm

Save the date! Saturday, May 22nd, 5pm Bikerowave (12255 Venice Blvd) will host Bikeside for Bikeside’s new bike talk series: Bikeside Speaks! Cyclists, motorists, and everybody that rolls, hops, walks, slides, etc. is welcome, and we’ll have food and drink. Afterward we’ll have a film screeni[...]

May 17th, 2010 - 12:08 pm § in Community, Everything Bike & Metro

Santee Education Complex Global Debate Team publishes a pamphlet about LA’s Backbone Bikeway Network

Los Angeles, Ca. (May 13, 2010) – Yasmin, Richard, and Jackie of the Santee Debate Team announced today that they are making a pamphlet about their recent bike tour of the Backbone streets of Vermont, Wilshire, Crenshaw, Venice, Exposition, Figueroa, and La Brea. The pamphlet is a service project [...]

May 6th, 2010 - 6:00 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Hollywood gets excited over bikes

Appeared in LA Streetsblog, May 5, 2010 Last year at the Alternative Car Expo (to most known as the AltCar Expo), there was much excitement about all the motor vehicles that were trying to be sold as the new alternative to cars. Huh? There was a small area in a room off to the side […][...]

May 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

All dressed up and nowhere to park

Appeared in LA Streetsblog, May 4th, 2010. I love riding my bike, even when it gets tense on the streets and even when I experience conflicts with motorists who don’t respect my space and come too close, cut me off, or endanger my life with their reckless driving. When I ride, I feel everythin[...]

February 23rd, 2010 - 5:56 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Will Brad be refused entry to tonights South Bay Bicycle Coalition meeting?

Will Brad be refused entry to tonights South Bay Bicycle Coalition meeting w/@REI_COOP staff physically restraining him? Support Brad and go to the meeting, take videos and photos. Access to public meetings is what cyclists are fighting for. Don’t let this happen! We don’t want people su[...]

February 19th, 2010 - 2:23 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

The Vision of the Backbone Bikeway Network

The Backbone Bikeway Network (Central, Valley, Harbor maps) is the result of the work of many cyclists who came together spending many hours working with the LA Bike Working Group on their vision for LA’s Best Bike Plan. Coming from all corners of Los Angeles, these cyclists attended several B[...]

January 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Sharon McNary from KPCC has it all wrong!

I’ve been riding my bike all over Europe and all over Los Angeles. I love riding dressed up or dressed down, I love riding to auditions and I pride myself that I’m one of the very few actresses who is working in the industry without having to own a car. When I ride dressed up, […][...]

January 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

How to Make LA Safe, Effective and More Enjoyable for Cyclists

This Article appeared in LA Streetsblog on January 26, 2010. I’ve written in the past three weeks My Case Against Bike Paths, my discontent about Bike Lanes and about  Bike Routes. It was great to see the discussions and the suggestions that came out of it. Some people shared their likes and [...]

January 20th, 2010 - 4:18 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Cyclists/LAPD Task Force off to a Good Start

Two weeks ago a group of cyclists got together with the LAPD and created the Cyclists/LAPD Task Force. The Task Force addressed issues concerning law, safety, education, enforcement, policy, road rage, the Cyclists’ Bill of Rights, the Bike Plan, theft, data, and crime scenes. Representing the[...]

January 20th, 2010 - 4:03 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Every Street is a Bike Route

This Article appeared in LA Streetsblog on January 19, 2010 Late last year I participated in the Crenshaw Crush ride which had riders of ages, from 4 to 64, participating. The route took us from major arterials like Crenshaw Boulevard to little neighborhood side streets, and through the Olympic Vill[...]