A photo of this caution sign recently showed up on Facebook with the question, “If you want to caution safety, put it on everyone. Not one particular group of hobbyists. Why no RV sign? Why no motorcycle decibel warning sign? Why not add a ‘people who erratically pull off the road to take pictures’ sign?Read More
BOULDER, Colo. Reposted from CBS local On an average day the stretch of Highway 36 from Boulder to Lyons sees 16,000 cars and as many as 600 cyclists all sharing the roads. Nearby, new signs are being piloted by Boulder County to help educate drivers and cyclists. Most days Steve Young and Bill Kellagher rideRead More
Bicycles and cars have always had to “share the road.” Soon they could have to share the cost of the road in Colorado. Read more
From KOAA News5 A cyclist was killed Saturday afternoon after being hit by a car at Woodmen and Marksheffel, according to Colorado Springs Police. The woman was riding her bike in the westbound lanes of Woodmen when she was hit. Her husband was riding his bike with her but was uninjured. Crews from Falcon Fire DepartmentRead More
From the Denver Post About 10 cyclists die a year on Colorado roads By STEVE LIPSHER Perhaps this is the definition of irony: Longtime bicycle-safety advocate Alan Snel got creamed from behind by a car a couple of weeks ago and ended up in the intensive-care unit of a Florida hospital. Perhaps this is theRead More
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
With all the talk about bicycle safety and riding single file etc I thought I would provide some resources to protect cyclists.
One tool a cyclist can use is the aggressive driver hot line that has been setup by the Colorado State Patrol. If you see a driver that is driving aggressively you should call *CSP (*277). Make sure you have the following information: Read more