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Bike Law Nov 10, 2017

There should be no disagreement that the invention of the flashing/blinking red light is one of the most significant in modern bicycle history.

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Electric Bike Laws
Bike Law Sep 19, 2017

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about electric bikes and the laws surrounding them.

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Bike Advocacy Equity
Bike Law Aug 15, 2017

Amy Johnson Ely weighs in on her experience in bike advocacy, equity and how the entire movement is redefining itself.

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Bike Law Feb 12, 2016

Handling Bike Accidents Across Colorado Colorado bicycle accident lawyer Brian Weiss has represented dozens of injured cyclists. An avid bicyclist, Brian brings two decades of legal experience to the Bike Law network. Brian represents cyclists in Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Aspen, and across the state. He is representing the family of a Gunnison cyclist who was killed […]

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Bike Law Jan 11, 2016

Meet Maine Bike Law Attorney Lauri Boxer-Macomber Lauri Boxer-Macomber is a Maine attorney who has embraced bicycling for decades. Lauri’s law practice is focused on advocating for the rights of bicyclists, pedestrians and other vulnerable road users. She is a member of the national Bike Law network. Lauri advocates for racers, commuters, recreational riders, triathletes, new Mainers and […]

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Bike Law Sep 15, 2015

From Detroit we continued west to Chicago — “The Windy City,” “The Second City,” or maybe just “Bike City.” We rolled in to town through a torrential downpour. And arrived at Ancien Cycles on North Milwaukee Avenue (aka The Hipster Highway). While Timmy was navigating the streets and looking for parking, Anne Barnes (the fit guru […]

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Bike Law Sep 08, 2015

Detroit Bike City! After leaving Maryland we headed northwest toward Detroit. As we got closer to Pittsburgh we were all looking for a place to ride. Our route was going to cross the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) at some point, but none of the assorted maps and GPS systems could tell us exactly where—at least […]

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Bike Law Jan 28, 2015

In her August blog post Police & Cyclists, Ann Groninger described some of the problems faced by cyclists when police don’t understand or respect bicyclists’ legal rights. Because most police obtain no special training about bicycling, they share many of the same misconceptions and biases as the general public. So what can be done about […]

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Bike Law Jan 11, 2015

*** UPDATE: 1/22/15: Now that all the donations are in, and the requests for funding have been processed, we have started to dole out the Relief Fund.  As of this morning, we have sent out $,4410, benefiting 22 young racers! *** As most of you know, the last day of Cyclo-Cross Nationals in Austin was […]

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Bike Law Dec 12, 2014

It’s s dream many of us share.  Using our bikes all day, every day, all year around.  Getting from this place to that place on protected bike lanes.  Riding among a sea of riders in a place where bikes are given priority on the road. Copenhagen, as you know, is that place.   Here’s what […]

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Bike Law Nov 12, 2014

Below are some of the things I (Jim Reed in Upstate NY) have learned during my 40+ years of winter riding. KEEP THE WIND OUT Your outermost layer needs to be windproof but breathable.  We are blessed by many fabric choices that accomplish these goals and the key is to have a great outer layer. […]

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Bike Law Nov 05, 2014

Sidepaths haven’t existed for a century – so why do we still refer to “mandatory sidepath laws”? I want to reclaim a word. As a policy historian who has spent several years writing about the brief and largely-forgotten sidepath movement of the 1890s, I sometimes get an earful from present-day cyclists who are upset about […]

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