2018 Rules of the Road.

Many of the laws about operating bikes in California are based on common sense. However, there still may be some you aren’t aware of, as new regulations are continuously proposed and passed. Further, some of the old ones aren’t talked about much. Being so, here is a refresher to make sure you’re up to speed, [...]

2018-02-20T15:02:49+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Accident, Cycling, Driving, Laws|0 Comments

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 [...]

2018-01-06T17:07:08+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? [...]

2018-01-06T16:28:05+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 [...]

2018-01-06T15:56:29+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Accident, Cycling, Laws|0 Comments