Category Archives: Advocacy & Access

Hands Free Law Goes Into Effect in Marietta, Georgia on 1 April

As has been reported locally, the city of Marietta, Georgia — where I work and where we routinely drive — adopted a new “hands-free” driving law back on 14 February that goes into effect on 1 April.  The idea is … Continue reading

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Motorists: some of them really are idiots…

…but then again, so are some of the people who ride bicycles on public roads. I have no idea how to turn the tide, but I have clearly observed an erosion of motorist acceptance or at least tolerance for cyclists … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Ride Videos: Fun Stuff & Being Cut-Off Three Times

Warm & sunny on a weekend: how cool is that! We actually got in two days of riding on what were picture perfect days. Well, OK: to be honest it actually felt a bit on the warm side but that’s … Continue reading

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A Non-Cyclist / Journalist’s Tandem Ride Around Redlands, California

Imagine my surprise when one of my Google search engines spit out an article from my adopted  Southern California home town of Redlands. I found this to be a very honest and fair article by Toni Momberger of the Redlands … Continue reading

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Georgia Blind Sports Association – Tandem Cycling Program

A few weeks back Sue Buckley from Club Vibes in Knoxville  introduced us to Hal Simpson who is the founder/executive director of Georgia Blind Sports Association (GBSA). The GBSA was founded in 2011 as a 501c3 non-profit working with the … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder What Motorists Are Thinking When They “Buzz” You?

Sadly, I suspect there are thousands of motorists who feel the same way as Mr. Maddox. We encounter at least one on almost every ride… you know, the motorist who either rolls down the window and gives you a piece … Continue reading

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It will be interesting to see how this one plays out…

From Sept 2013: Link to the original, detailed crime report. Link to the current report on the start of sentencing.  

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