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Two Lives Lost to Reckless Bicycling

While I was dealing with doctors, chemo and its aftereffects, I still kept up on news as best I could.  As readers of this blog know, one of the prime dangers to pedestrians, in addition to bicyclists using the sidewalk as their personal expressways, is bicyclists running red lights.  1,080 more words

Diary Entries

Bellevue Lake to Lake

Take a look  –  here’s the June edition of the City of Bellevue’s Lake-to-Lake video. There’s a great overview and update about the Meydenbauer Bay Park construction, Bellevue’s gold courses and more. 36 more words

Lifestyle

Preparing A Bike Emergency Kit

A normal bike ride can quickly turn into an instance of a flat tire, mechanical malfunction, or worse, an injury. Read here on the key tools and items to have in your Bike Emergency Kit: 334 more words

Healthy Living

Cycling Road Safety

I recently completed a 4 day bike trip through a wide variety of traffic conditions. The experience left me appreciating many of the professional drivers on the road and dismayed at the lack of considerations that I encountered at other times. 997 more words

Cycling To End Poverty

Back in the Saddle

As my regular readers know, I had to put this blog on hiatus last October as I entered the hospital for a serious operation. I didn’t mention that if was for Endometrial Cancer Stage IVB because I didn’t want to bum everyone out.  341 more words

Diary Entries

Video captures Calgary cyclist flying off bike after vehicle allegedly slams on brakes

A Calgary cyclist said he was riding his bike in the city’s southwest when a car pulled up in front of him and slammed on the brakes. 381 more words

Traffic

Pedalheads teaches kids cycling skills and safety

They always say ‘it’s like riding a bike,’ you never forget what you learn.

But learning in the first place is the tough part for kids, but mostly for parents. 234 more words

Canada