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

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

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 [...]

5 New Cycling Safety Products for 2017

2017-08-31T15:12:47+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

It’s that time again when we check in to see the innovations released for the cycling community over the past year. We have some exciting “firsts” that can help increase the visibility of cyclists and enable motorists to better predict our next moves. Further, new tire technology can help you ride smooth and keep riding [...]

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

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

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? [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Why Wearing a Helmet Matters.

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

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 [...]