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Cambio Corsa: The Bike Law Blog

Nominate an Advocate for the Blue Ridge Parkway Bicycle Tour

The response to our Tour of the Blue Ridge / Advocacy Roundtable has been amazing!

Of course folks are thrilled: June 22 – 26, 2011. Boone to Asheville.  20 riders (only 12 8 spots left). 60+ mountain miles a day. Advocacy and strategy sessions by night. Great food and drink. Mountain Inns. Led by the Black Bear Adventures. Clad in Bikelaw.com kits specially made for the event:

The cost is $1200, with lodging, food, sag, jersey/shorts/socks, and shuttle back to Boone included. If you want a spot, please let us know asap by emailing Peter Wilborn. We will have more interest than spots available.

Nominate a Worthy Bicycle Advocate to Join Us for Free

In order to ensure that the price does not prevent important voices from being heard, Bikelaw.com is giving away two spots to Southeastern bike advocates that are nominated in the comments section below. That’s right, two of the names posted below will be given a free place on the Tour. No formal guidelines, no requirements. Just nominate someone you think makes a difference in the Southeast and loves to ride, and we get to choose. And yes, you can nominate yourself!

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Apr 22, 2014

I always wonder what it will take to get the attention of motorists. How can we drive it into people that they shouldn’t take risks when operating a two ton hunk of metal at high speed? Maybe stricter traffic laws – lower speed limits, prohibiting cell phone use – would help; or increasing punishments for […]

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Apr 21, 2014

Bike Law Colorado attorney Brian Weiss talked to college students at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU) on the Auraria Campus in Denver, Colorado on March 21, 2014 about bicycle laws in Denver. The class is putting together a study to teach students and bicycle commuters how to navigate safely in Denver. Brian explained the […]

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Apr 11, 2014

If you’re a cyclist, the cell phone driver is your worst nightmare (right up there with the “get offa mah road!” belligerent driver).  Someone who is talking on their phone while driving is not paying full attention to what’s going on in the street, something that can be especially dangerous when trying to pass a […]

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Mar 12, 2014

The Annapolis Bicycle Club Inc is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to the interests of recreational cycling enthusiasts. Jim Black, President of the Annapolis Bicycle Club offers us a recap of Peter Wilborn’s Bike Law Presentation to the Maryland club last week: On Thursday evening March 6th, Peter Wilborn of Bike Law gave a fascinating and detailed […]

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Feb 18, 2014

Usually the best way to explore any place is by bicycle. So last week when I found myself in New Orleans for the American Association for Justice’s Winter Convention, I had to carve out a few hours to rent a bike and ride aimlessly around the City. I even managed to drag some of the […]

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Feb 07, 2014

Tom Bradford, Executive Director of Charleston Moves, is passionate about urban planning and bicycle advocacy.  Here he shares his recent experience with the improvements for the Rte. 41 Bridge over the Wando River. “The South Carolina Department of Transportation, confronted by a large array of political leaders and public officials, changed the configuration of the […]

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