• Crosswalks and Bikes, Don’t Assume Anything. Avoid Them in Most Cases

    Submitted by Bill Plock on April 27th, 2020

    Being in a crosswalk on a bike is not a very safe place to be. Mitch Westall has had a bit of a nightmare after being hit in one and has learned a lot about the rules of a crosswalk. Bottom line, don’t assume anything.  Read more

    • What is Too Fast on Trails? Ride Trails or Roads?

      Submitted by Bill Plock on June 27th, 2019

      With dogs not leashed well, kids, walkers and runners spontaneously zig zagging and other cyclists seemingly playing Mario Brothers and trying to pass at stupid times, I find myself in conflict on where to ride. Maybe you do too? Trails or roads???  Read more

      • The Science of Being Seen

        Submitted by Alison Freeman on November 29th, 2018

        You’ve likely never heard of Darlene Edewaard. But if you even occasionally ride a bike on open roads with cars, she just might save your life. Edewaard is a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Factors Psychology program at South Carolina’s Clemson University and specializes in studying vision science and then applying that knowledge to transportation safety. Read more

        • News from the Longmont Traffic Safety Fund

          Submitted by 303cycling on May 30th, 2018

          Riding season is upon us for even the fair-weathered riders! Feeling a little rusty with your biking skills? Bike looking a little dusty? Through the City of Longmont’s Traffic Safety Fund, a variety of classes are offered through Recreation to increase YOUR safety on the bike. Read more

          • Lumos Helmet available in Apple Stores

            Submitted by 303cycling on May 7th, 2018

            In 2016, we posted this product review on the brand new Lumos ‘Smart Helmet’, original posting here.  With it’s LED lights and directional arrows that allow for easier viability in the dark, it was a much needed addition to theRead More

            • Things in the Bike Lane campaign launches in Denver

              Submitted by 303cycling on March 29th, 2018

              Bicycle Colorado and BikeDenver, in a joint effort to raise public awareness about regular safety issues within bike lanes in Denver, have launched the Things in the Bike Lane campaign. Read more

              • TRAINING IN A SEEMINGLY MORE HOSTILE AND DANGEROUS WORLD

                Submitted by 303cycling on March 15th, 2018

                Another day, another report of a local cyclist being harassed, run off the road, injured, or even killed. This has become a new normal, and while the politics behind the issue rage on, athletes are unfortunately having to adjust to the current conditions. From professional endurance athletes that are putting their safety on the line everyday, to potential new athletes that are choosing not to get into the sport because of the “safety issue,” this is too big to ignore.  Read more

                • Bike Safety Meet & Greet

                  Submitted by 303cycling on March 7th, 2018

                  Boulder   Please join us on Thursday, March 15th 6PM-9PM at the Tune Up (@ Full Cycle) on Pearl street, for an informal Q & A, Meet & Greet, and Information Sharing Session. City and County Officials, Community Cycles and C4C Board Members will be availableRead More

                  • Holiday Gift Guide: OTTOLock

                    Submitted by 303cycling on December 20th, 2017

                    Five shopping days and counting. Here’s another great holiday gift idea that will fit in a stocking.  Read more