• What to do if harassed or threatened by a motorist

    Submitted by 303cycling on March 21st, 2018

    At one point or another we’ve all uttered some version of this sentence: “I wasn’t hit, but I was harassed, yelled at, honked at, buzzed, menaced, or otherwise threatened.” But what can you do?

    The truth is, being harassed, buzzed (passed so closely from behind, that the hair stands up on your arm and neck), yelled at, incessantly honked at, had objects thrown at you (beer bottles and fireworks among the most common), or any other variety of these types of behaviors, is REALLY, REALLY SCARY to a cyclist out riding their bike. Read more

    • How to Plan your Bike Commute Route

      Submitted by 303cycling on March 16th, 2018

      Planning your commuting route can be challenging, especially if you are just getting started. Hottman Law’s Bike Ambassadors member, Marieke, shares her tips and provides web sites to help map out your commute. Read more

      • When is it Legal to Ride Bikes Two Abreast?

        Submitted by 303cycling on February 27th, 2018

        Golden’s Cyclist-Lawyer Megan Hottman explains the often-confusing question, When is it OK for cyclists to ride side-by-side and when is it advised to ride single file? Read more

        • Safe Streets Day at the Capitol

          Submitted by 303cycling on February 24th, 2018

          Be part of democracy in action! Join Bicycle Colorado at the Colorado State Capitol on Tuesday, February 27 from 8 to 10 AM and advocate for better bicycling in the state. Read more

          • Understanding the Cycling 3 Foot Rule

            Submitted by 303cycling on February 20th, 2018

            In effect since 2009, Colorado law requires drivers to give cyclists at least 3 feet of space when passing.

            Megan discusses this important traffic safety law and offers advice on what a motorist should do if it’s not possible to give 3 feet when passing. Read more