Archive for January, 2010
This story is awful in every way. (Link to story on Drunkcyclist, not always completely SFW). See more about the memorial ride here, including lots of photos.
Last night I left my office late to have a wonderful dinner at my friends J & P’s house and along the way I encountered an entire extended family out for a bike ride here in the barrio. Their ages ranged from very young to old and all were on bikes of dubious repair [...]Read More..>>
I have had a chance to use the new bike-access or bike-crossing thing that the city installed recently at that awful intersection at Church and Toole. It used to be that if you were trying to get from downtown to, say, BICAS, you had to either ride dangerously through tunnels or on 6th Street [...]Read More..>>
I’m completely addicted to Rick Smith’s on-line bike comic, Yehuda Moon. I think it is a very subtle and perceptive comic and the first thing I do when I sit down at my desk every morning is check out the day’s strip.
Because I believe in supporting these things, I pledge a very [...]
An attorney friend of mine with a lot more experience in criminal defense than I have (or probably ever will) has told me that he does not agree with my assessment that our recent appellate wins on the “riding as close as practicable to the right-hand side of the roadway” issue will diminish the number [...]Read More..>>
Between the horrific news from Haiti and a full calendar, I’ve not had much to add in the past few weeks and some of my readers have been pestering me about it.
So I’m glad to report that Mike McKisson has started tucsonvelo.com, a website along the bikeportland.org model, which along with being a [...]
We won another appeal last week of a traffic citation for not riding “as close as practicable to the right-hand side of the roadway.” This was a much more difficult case than the similar appeal we won last month, and I was concerned after our oral argument that we would not win this case. [...]Read More..>>
From the Daily Star:
Cyclist injured in crash on Tucson’s north side
Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 01.18.2010
A collision involving a bicyclist at West Miracle Mile & North 14th Avenue has blocked off all lanes of westbound traffic on North Oracle Road at Miracle Mile.
There appear to be life-threatening injuries associated with the collision, spokesman for [...]
78. Comment by Kevin T. (thehotelguru) — January 8,2010 @ 4:33PM
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A cyclist gets as much space when I pass as they allow themselves. I don’t cross into their lane and they should stay out of mine. If this works out, they need no [...]
Brentwood doctor who slammed on his brakes and seriously injured two cyclists to teach them “a lesson” gets five years.
More about the sentencing hearing here.
AZ Star article, with usual comments, here.