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Year: 2017

Bicycle Accidents with Uber and Lyft Vehicles Stopped in Bike Lanes

Posted on November 25, 2017 in Blog

Well implemented bike lanes improve everyone’s safety and even speed up automobile traffic. However, conflicts with Lyft and Uber drivers parking in designated bike lanes is reaching a fever pitch all across San Francisco. Vehicles pulling into bike lanes and parking in them put San Fancisco’s bicyclists at risk for accidents which simply do not…

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Bicyclists Injured in Hit and Run in Danville California

Posted on October 25, 2017 in Bicycle News

On Saturday, October 21, 2017, 3 bicyclists were injured in 2 separate incidents in Danville California. In both cases, witnesses reported seeing a Ford Escape leaving the scene. The first incident involved a woman who was struck around 1:20PM. According to SF Gate, she was not immediately transported to the hospital. That is very fortunate…

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Bicycle Injuries Going the Wrong Way in California

Posted on October 15, 2017 in Blog

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, a bicycles and an SUV were in a collision on Ashby Road in Merced, California. According to the Merced Sun-Star, the bicyclist could have been in the wrong lane. At the time of the article, the investigation is still ongoing. California Vehicle Code Section 21650.1 states “A bicycle operated on…

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Places to Donate Your Bicycle in and around San Francisco

Posted on October 15, 2017 in Uncategorized

Below you will find a list of Non-Profit organizations and places to donate your bicycles and bicycle parts. Do visit the website prior to making a donation as most non-profits have intake guidelines. Most do not want parts which are broken or parts which have rust. Otherwise, your contribution will help get someone cycling! San…

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First “Parking Protected Bike Lanes” Introduced In Sacramento

Posted on October 13, 2017 in Bicycle News

Sacramento authorities want to make the capital city’s streets safer for bikers and drivers. That’s why they created the city’s first trial “Parking Protected Bike Lanes” on P Street this October. Officials just concluded their three-day trial on the south side of P Street. Specifically, these temporary “Parking Protected Bike Lanes” were put up between…

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Four Bicyclists Injured in Marin County – Hit and Run Driver Arrested

Posted on October 9, 2017 in Blog

4 cyclists on Marin charity ride injured in hit-and-run http://t.co/E9J0T2lySU pic.twitter.com/EktwbqWIAE — SFGate (@SFGate) October 8, 2017 On Saturday, October 7, 2017, a man in a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck hit 4 bicyclists participating in an event called The Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin. This event benefits the Marin County Bicycle Coalition. The Marin…

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Bicyclist Fatalities On The Rise In The USA, New GHSA Report Shows

Posted on October 4, 2017 in Bicycle News

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has just released a shocking study on bicyclist fatalities in the USA. This new study shows that the number of bicyclists killed by automobile collisions rose to 12.2 percent in 2015. Members of the GHSA wrote that 818 bicyclists lost their lives in 2015. They also revealed that 85…

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