What’s Going on with the Santa Ana River Trail (SART).

When the Santa Ana Trail (SART) was established in 1977, the original purpose was to provide the community with a designated National Recreational Trail that enabled pollution-free commuting. It became a popular route for cyclists, runners, bird watchers, and other people who enjoy the outdoors. Now, the 30-mile trail has been occupied by a growing [...]

2017-10-05T14:58:30+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Accident, Cycling, Driving, Laws|0 Comments

The Emergence of Autonomous Cars: What Does it Mean for Cyclists?

As cyclists, we can’t help but wonder if the new driverless cars will help or hurt us out on the road. While we currently face dangers posed by distracted, angry, and ignorant human drivers (ahem, the recent buttdart ordeal), how reliable are self-driving vehicles? Will they create safer roads or increase the level of risk? [...]

2017-08-31T15:07:20+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Accident, Cycling, Driving, Laws|0 Comments

Butt Dart — A Step Backward for Cyclist Safety in the OC

A “game” has started in Orange County where people pretend to shoot cyclists with their hand positioned like a gun while yelling “Butt Dart.” It was introduced on the latest video published by Chad Stewart Towersey (aka ocinstanews) to his 7,000+ Instagram followers. While making a joke and an underlying point about his frustration with [...]

2017-08-31T14:53:38+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Accident, Cycling, Laws|0 Comments

Why Wearing a Helmet Matters.

When heading out to ride, you may look at your helmet and wonder if you really need it. According to the CDC, millions of Americans ride bikes, but less than half wear helmets. If you are experienced and ride regularly without any incidences, how big is the risk? Let’s take a look at some stats to [...]

2017-07-11T12:16:51+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Accident, Cycling, Laws|0 Comments

3 New California Bike Laws You Should Know

To help you stay up to speed on the newest cycling laws, and also to avoid a fine, here is an overview on the most recently passed California bike laws. Electric Bicycles: Signed into law in October, and just having gone into effect at the beginning of the year, is AB1096 – a law regarding [...]

2016-02-05T19:42:59+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Cycling, Laws|0 Comments