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Four Ways to Stay Safe: #4 Ride With Traffic

Posted on June 7, 2011 in Safety

Ride With Traffic Ride in the same direction as the traffic. This will make you more visible to drivers entering roads or changing lanes because they will know where to look for possible conflicts. On a one-way street, you may ride on the left as long as you are riding with traffic.

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Four Ways to Stay Safe: #3 Be Visible and Alert

Posted on June 7, 2011 in Safety

Be Visible and Alert Even if you obey all traffic laws, there is always a risk of being hit by a motorist who is not obeying the laws, or who simply does not see you. Ride carefully—Vehicles waiting at stop signs, in driveways, or parking spaces may suddenly pull out in front of you. Watch…

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DUI Charges for Irvine Man

Posted on June 3, 2011 in Uncategorized

Murder and DUI charges were filed on Wednesday against an Irvine man accused of causing a crash that killed a 14-year-old girl and seriously injured another teen over Memorial Day weekend. Austin Jeffrey Farley, 26, pleaded not guilty to one count each of second-degree murder and felony driving under the influence causing injury. He also faces…

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Safety Tip: Hazards

Posted on May 30, 2011 in Safety

Keep your eyes on the road ahead. Avoid running over potholes, gravel, broken glass, drainage grates, puddles you can’t see through, or other unsafe road conditions. Look over your shoulder to avoid swerving suddenly into traffic. When possible, signal before changing lanes.

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CPSC Recall: Electra Bicycle Company Recalls Bicycles with Front Trays

Posted on March 11, 2011 in Recall Alert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: 2009 Model Electra…

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CPSC Product Recall: 2010 Redline Conquest Pro

Posted on January 12, 2011 in Recall Alert

JANUARY 12TH, 2010 BY AL FRESCO NO COMMENT (http://www.bikeworldnews.com/2010/01/12/product-recall-2010-redline-conquest-pro/) The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Seattle Bike Supply (SBS) have announced a recall of the 2010 Redline Conquest Pro bicycles and framesets. This popular cyclocross bike was sold in pearl white/blue and have aluminum frames with carbon fiber forks and aluminum steerer tubes. The…

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Multiple CPSC Recalls

Posted on August 19, 2009 in Recall Alert

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 By Yokota Fritz It’s a busy day for the US CPSC to issue bicycle recalls. Early this morning the US CPSC issued recall notices for Felt bicycles and Burley child trailers. This afternoon they added a recall for Nirve Cannibal Bicycles. The bicycle stem can crack and cause the rider to…

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