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July 2015 Meeting

The most recent MBBPC meeting was held on Thursday July 23.  Some highlights of the meeting:

  • On July 16, committee members including BikePgh representation met with Kathryn Power, Penn DOT District 11 Safety Engineer, at the Grant St./E.
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Bicycle: Pre-ride checklist

Do you quickly check over your bike before you ride? If not, you should be. Doing so could save you from serious problems on the road. 98 more words


Montreal police remind cyclists to follow the safety code

Thomas-Fionn Tran is thankful he wore a helmet the day he was hit by a car.

Riding straight on a green light, the Robert-Gravel high school student was hit on the side by a car turning left — the kind of accident Montreal police were trying to make cyclists and drivers aware of Tuesday afternoon. 548 more words

Local News

RAGBRAI Ride-Along: Rider Shares Story of a Spill

WASHTA, Iowa — Carl Smith from Ohio took a spill on day one of RAGBRAI 2015. His fall drew some blood on his elbow, and leg.  102 more words


Get ready for another weekend of free Metro bike safety classes

As promised last week, we’re back with our listing of free bicycle safety classes across L.A. County for this upcoming weekend.

You can register for any of the open classes listed below by… 186 more words

Metro Lifestyle

RAGBRAI Reminder: Keep Eyes On Road. Be Slow To Pass. Be Bike Friendly.

RAGBRAI started in Iowa in 1973. Forty years later, RAGBRAI has inspired over 30 other states and worldwide to establish similar bike rides. This event has been so popular in Iowa, that officials now limit the number of riders to 8,500 for safety and logistical reasons. 106 more words