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Archive: Bike Law North Carolina

2017 Bike LUCK Ride
Ann Groninger Apr 19, 2017

4 years ago, Julia Engel founded Bike LUCK, a charity road event in Charlotte, to raise money for a 501c3 non-profit, Camp LUCK. Learn more about Camp LUCK and join the ride April 29th!

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Bikes vs Car Debate
Ann Groninger Apr 03, 2017

It never fails. I’m trying to ride my bike to work through my neighborhood and these packs of cars always get in the way. Should cars be allowed on neighborhood streets?

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BikeWalk NC Lobby Day - April 5, 2017
Ann Groninger Mar 29, 2017

Join Bike Law North Carolina at the first BikeWalk NC Lobby Day in Raleigh to meet legislators and fellow bicycling advocates on April 5th, 2017.

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Mercedes the Menace
Ann Groninger Aug 26, 2016

Well, road rage has again reared its ugly head near Charlotte, North Carolina. This time no one was hurt, but the behavior was life threatening, photos were taken, and the social media story went viral. As a bike crash attorney in Charlotte, and as a member of the Bike Law national network, I deal with […]

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Ann Groninger Bike Law
Ann Groninger Aug 04, 2016

On July 12, House Bill 959 was signed into law and it changes a few things for bicyclists. What effect, if any, will these changes have on bicycle safety? A little background, if you haven’t been following along. Last summer, the Legislature passed HB 232 and set up a working group to study North Carolina […]

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Peter Wilborn Apr 26, 2016

At Bike Law, we know too well that drivers are often not seriously charged for injuring cyclists in crashes. But in more and more of our cases, they are.  Here’s a recent example from North Carolina in which the police correctly upped the charges from misdemeanor to felony.  Thanks to the growing number of police […]

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Ann Groninger Feb 23, 2016

As most of you know, Mike Dayton and three other cyclists were run down on a North Carolina road on Saturday, February 20th.  Mike is Bike Law’s webmaster and blogger, and if you read these pages, you are familiar with his wit, passion for cycling, and mastery of the topic.  Mike is better known as […]

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Ann Groninger Jan 09, 2016

There’s a lot of exciting bike racing going on this week in at Cyclocross Nationals in Asheville, North Carolina. We’ll have some reports on that. In the meantime, another exciting competition took place last night – the Mechanics National Championships, held at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. Charlotte, North Carolina’s own Tim Anderson took away a […]

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Ann Groninger Dec 27, 2015

Right now you’re probably spending the holiday with families and friends – perhaps even getting out for a bike ride. But while you’re enjoying those festivities, your rights as a bicyclist in North Carolina are being placed in serious jeopardy. A study committee set up by the General Assembly under House Bill 232 has been […]

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Bicycle Accident Lawyer Ann Groninger
Mike Dayton Dec 15, 2015

Legal Help In North Carolina Bicycle Accident Cases North Carolina lawyer and Bike Law founder Ann Groninger’s motivations for focusing her practice on bicycle cases are selfish ones. She rides her bike for transportation and recreation and wants to be able to do it safely. Ann is also an active cyclocross racer. Ann  believes that improving North Carolina […]

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Mike Dayton Nov 20, 2015

  At Bike Law, we’re big fans of cyclocross, and we sponsor a Bike Law CX Team. With the cyclocross season in full swing, we have riders heading to Hendersonville, North Carolina, for a November 28 event. The event, presented by Asheville Cyclocross, is being held at the Oskar Blues REEB Ranch. The Bike Law […]

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Ann Groninger Nov 17, 2015

Look at the above picture. There’s nothing special about it, really – aside from the obvious fact that every ride with your buddies is special. Now take another look. What you’re seeing is two abreast riding, a common practice in nearly every group ride. Currently, North Carolina’s law is silent on riding two abreast, and cyclists across […]

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