Author Archives: Fred
Andy Cline has some thoughtful questions in his article Please Be Careful. Here’s some excepts: Please be careful what you ask for; please re-think asking for more bicycle lanes. Four inches of paint cannot think for you. Four inches of … Continue reading
Standard safety practice requires warning about hazards that cannot be eliminated. One of the greatest hazards of cycling in the city is a suddenly-opened car door. Doors can poise a hazard for pedestrians too. In the top photo at right, … Continue reading
For lunch today I stopped at the local “Scottish Cuisine” fast food restaurant for a sandwich to take home. I wheeled my touring bike up to the order station, wondering whether the vehicle detector would pick up my wheels. It … Continue reading
My LAB membership expired recently. I did not renew because I am reluctant to send the League any more money, knowing it would be used to harm the interests of responsible cyclists. I also prefer to belong to organizations that … Continue reading
This article explains why it is so important to help the LAB election petition drive.
Paradigm was a popular buzzword a few years ago. Here’s a bit of the definition from Merriam-Webster. par·a·digm broadly : a philosophical or theoretical framework of any kind The dominant paradigm in cycling holds that cyclists are inferior users of … Continue reading