• Boulder drunk driver pleads not guilty to hit & run that caused cyclist death

    Submitted by 303cycling on October 21st, 2016

    From the Daily Camera The 24-year-old woman accused of killing a Boulder cyclist in a hit-and-run crash while driving drunk is scheduled to stand trial in April after pleading not guilty to all charges this morning. Callie Kuhasz, of Boulder, pleaded not guilty in Boulder District Court to vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of anRead More

    • US city to replace ‘share the road’ signs with ‘bikes may use full lane’

      Submitted by 303cycling on September 8th, 2016

      Signs treat cyclists ‘less like potential hazards and more like the legal road users that they are’ From Road CC The US city of Columbus, Ohio is to phase out yellow “Share the Road” signs in favour of white ones reading “Bikes May Use Full Lane.” The city believes that the move will better getRead More

      • Drivers’ Road Rage & Cyclists

        Submitted by 303cycling on August 16th, 2016

        While riding north today on 75th Street in Hygiene a fellow cyclist approached, telling me about an incident recently on Rabbit Mountain. She said she had been openly taunted and harassed by a man in a pickup truck, and feared for her safety. The man appeared to be approximately 50 years old, and had dyedRead More

        • Local Athlete Authors Guide on Colorado Cycling Safety

          Submitted by Erin Trail on August 2nd, 2016

          Fort Collins attorney and triathlete Brian VanMeveren has authored “Your Guide to Road Cycling Safety in Colorado”, which is available to everyone via free download. Brian is racing in Ironman Boulder on August 7th and was recently profiled and photographed for a cover in Lava Magazine. The book lists 10 steps that cyclists in the StateRead More

          • “Dear Angry Drivers” Letter causes uprising in Omaha

            Submitted by 303cycling on April 26th, 2016

            Recently a cyclist vs. driver story in Omaha made waves around the community, with both sides chiming in (well, “chiming” is a rather tame word for some of the comments and exchanges…), and even Colorado cyclists involved in the discussion… Read more

            • Zachary Strnad sentenced to 10 years for vehicular homicide of cyclist

              Submitted by 303cycling on March 11th, 2016

              Today 20-year-old Zachary Strnad was sentenced to 10 years in prison for vehicular homicide, after hitting and killing cyclist Tom Flanagan while driving drunk last year. According to Katie Macarelli, who attended the trial, there was a good turnout of community cyclists in the courtroom, and, “The judge gave a very heartfelt, just decision.”

              From Denver Post

              A 20-year-old man will face the maximum sentence for killing a Golden bicyclist while driving drunk on Lookout Mountain, according to a news release from the First Judicial District Attorney’s office… Read more

              • Legally Speaking: What to do if you’re hit by a car

                Submitted by 303cycling on January 6th, 2016

                From Velo News:

                Picture this: You are riding along on your regular training route and nearly home. The light is green ahead, so you stand up on the pedals. If you make that one, you will make the next three. You clear the first light. Sweet — Now you will be home in three minutes! Then, it happens. Someone pulls out from a driveway as though you are invisible. You are knocked to the roadway… Before anything like this happens to you, let me walk you through what you need to know when confronted with this situation… Read more