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Atlanta Highway Collapse Help Bicycle Commuting
Bruce Hagen Apr 26, 2017

The recent Atlanta highway collapse emphasizes the need for public transit and increases the likely hood you’ll encounter distracted drivers on your bike rides.

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2017 BeltGrind Ride Recap
Bruce Hagen Apr 10, 2017

The first annual “BeltGrind” ride on April 2nd was billed as a “Bicycle Odyssey through Southern Space and Time” and, oddly enough, lived up to its billing.

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2017 National Bike Summit Recap
Bruce Hagen Mar 31, 2017

Tyler Dewey, Executive Director of BikeAthens, joins us in a guest post to recap the 2017 National Bike Summit where women were in the spotlight and bikes finally being viewed as change agents from all levels of society.

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Cycling Law Enforcement Training in Georgia
Bruce Hagen Feb 10, 2017

This past November, Fulton County elected a new sheriff. (Yes, there’s literally a New Sheriff in Town.) During the run-up to the election, one of the candidates posted a tasteless video of John Wayne shooting guns and seemingly taking out cyclists. This created a huge backlash. One of the candidates for Sheriff, Ted Jackson, came […]

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Bloody Sharrow
Bruce Hagen Aug 31, 2016

When he’s not riding his bike, Jason Lazarus can be referred to in any number of ways.   He owns a small business that helps people who are disabled.   He’s a lawyer who is the owner of a small firm.  Between the 2 ventures, he employs many people and helps the needs of hundreds and hundreds […]

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Bruce Hagen May 20, 2016

I recently had the chance to meet a passionate bicyclist named Max Mcallister.   Max is, by all accounts, the real deal when it comes to bicycling and bike culture and is definitely a Bike Law kind of guy.   He rides every day.   He seeks out challenges.   He rides through pain and, occasionally, injury.    He gives […]

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Bruce Hagen Apr 07, 2016

A Man Died Today.   I / Bruce didn’t know him.   So why am I so sad? John Harsch was killed doing something that he apparently loved. Riding his bicycle.   I use the word “apparently” because I didn’t know him.   But there are a lot of things I know about him without having to have met […]

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Bruce Hagen Dec 23, 2015

In the above video, a motorist passes a group of bicyclists with just inches to spare. The Georgia bicyclist who is buzzed reacts angrily. Who can blame him? Many of the 10,000 bicyclists who have watched that YouTube video have probably had a similar reaction. But I am happy to report that fellow Georgia Bike Law […]

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Bruce Hagen Aug 12, 2015

Bike Law Georgia has entered a strategic partnership with Georgia Bikes to be a Presenting Sponsor for the 6th Annual Georgia Bike Summit in November 2015.   The Bike Summit will be in Milledgeville and starts with a First Friday Street party, followed by a day of workshops, discussion and speakers all revolving about ways to […]

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Bruce Hagen Aug 05, 2015

FAQ and tips about Georgia’s bicycling laws from Bike Law Georgia.

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Bruce Hagen Jul 09, 2015

Like a lot of states, Georgia has a 3 foot law that requires cars and trucks to leave a distance of at least 3 feet when passing a bicyclist.   The advent of the 3 foot law should have been a tremendous benefit to the safety of the many riders on the roads in Georgia, particularly […]

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Bruce Hagen May 06, 2015

Cycling Coach Robert Wilhite recently blogged about the dangers that rogue riders present in group rides.   He gave several examples of a small band of riders who took it upon themselves to ignore basic rules of the road regarding right of way at intersections and barrel through stops, endangering not just themselves but also the […]

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