Paul Andrews

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News Cycle: Bike laws, Ghost bikers in the sky, XC at 70, Sea Otter Buzz Beginneth

In Mountain Biking, News Cycle, Trail Access on January 10, 2010 at 2:01 am

Indianapolis has a set of new bike laws, including 3-feet-please. Florida law says bikes get the whole friggin’ lane, thank you very much! Now if we could just get that “vulnerable user” legislation passed in the Washington State legislature.

Have you checked out the Ghost Bikes Film project’s blog? Cool stuff…

Guy turns 70, decides it’s time he rode across the country.

Yeah, it’s January. It’s in the 30s and 40s out there, and mud everywhere. It’s another three and a half months till the Sea Otter Classic April 15-18 outside of sunny Monterey, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to build the buzz.

Here’s a worthy cause that’ll etch you or your message in posterity. Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance is selling engraved tiles for a facade outside Duthie Hill mountain biking park near Issaquah. Funds go to paying for all the great work at the park. More on the Evergreen site.

Bike Riders Rights’ Expanded Under Iowa Legislation

In Bicycle advocacy, Bicycle Commuting, Bicycling on March 1, 2009 at 8:56 am

In Iowa, new legislation: “Drivers would face new penalties for not giving bicycles five feet of space when passing them, following too closely or failing to yield to bikes.”

There’s some further interesting points about cycle safety and driver requirements in the legislation, including driveway, crosswalks and other dilemmas familiar to all of us who ride in the city. Worth reading in full.