Bike Shaped Objects

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Bike News Review – Bike Law – 1/21/15

Double standards on bicycle safety?
Connect Savannah – 1/13/15
The victim of the hit-and-run on Highway 21, who has not been publicly identified, was also a man in his 70s, according to WTOC-TV. But the response to his death has been much different. To my knowledge, no reward is being offered, no vehicles are being sought, and there has been no call for witnesses to step forward or contact Crime Stoppers.

Bicycle community against proposed city ordinance
KOKH – 1/14/15
A proposed Oklahoma City ordinance is drawing criticism from the bicycle community. City Councilman Pat Ryan created the ordinance to keep cyclists safer, but some cyclists say it could cause more harm than good.

County bicycle committee being formed
Hutch News – 1/16/15
Letters will soon be going out to more than a dozen people who expressed interest in helping the county draft a bicycle plan, inviting them to join the Bicycle Advisory Planning Committee.

New Bicycle Helmet Bill Introduced In Kentucky
Tristate Homepage – 1/17/15
A new bill introduced in the Kentucky General Assembly would require kids under the age of 16 to wear a helmet. “I think as a parent you should enforce it. I enforce it. I’ve got 3 boys and whether they are on a scooter or a bike or a moving toy or whatever that they wear a helmet,” said Matt Phillips.

 

 

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Bike News Review – 1/24/13

Penn Cycle offers free repair classes for high school racers
Bicycle retailer – 1/24/13
Retailer Penn Cycling is offering free bike repair and maintenance classes to all participants in the Minnesota High School Cycling League.

Oregon benefits from $95 million in federal bicycle funding
Statesman Journal – 1/24/13
The state of Oregon received more than $95 million in federal funding for bicycle and pedestrian improvements between 1992 and 2009, according to a report from Harvard University.

How to Deal with Dog Encounters
Adventure Cycling – 1/24/13
This is a situation which cyclists can encounter on roads across the U.S. and around the world. Though we haven’t formally tracked the number of reports we’ve received from each U.S. state, anecdotally it seems like Kentucky holds the lead in cyclist vs. dog encounters in the U.S.

 

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