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A great thing about cycling is that there are all types of rides for different riders. On any given weekend in D.C. Potomac Pedalers has rides ranging from D through AA, triathlon clubs hammer out miles, social biking clubs have leisurely rides, racing clubs do high speed pace lines in the Rock Creek Park, bike […]
Alice Swanson was a 22 year old that was killed in a bicycle accident in July 2008. I wrote about her in several previous posts including one at the time of the accident, another with a tribute video of her ghost bike and one with some reflections on the ghost bike after 1 year.
I am writing again […]
A little over one year ago, Alice Swanson was killed in bicycle traffic accident in Washington D.C. At the time, I wrote a blog post featuring a video of the ghost bike that was placed at the scene of the accident as a memorial.
The ghost bike has become a fixture in the neighborhood. It is located […]
I read two newspaper articles this weekend about bicycling. The New York Times had an article entitled “Biking Among The Ruins” that discussed bicycling in Detroit. The significant decrease in population and the lower level of economic activity have reduced the car traffic on the streets and have created a great environment for cyclists. The […]
There was an article in the Washington Post today discussing traffic tickets that were issued to bicyclists who rode through stop signs without coming to a complete stop. To make the matter even more controversial, the tickets were issued during a charity ride.
As of 10PM on the day that the article was published in the paper and […]