Tag Archives: bike education

Cyclist’s letter, cycling safety concerns draw reader reaction

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Jim Langley, a cyclist, responded to (Monday, June 24’s) column that the gentleman in the wheelchair was at fault. (Langley) was not there, but I was, and I know what I saw. First, I am not … Continue reading

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Seasonal Tips for Cycling

Today’s Street Smarts blog about cycling safety in all types of weather was written by Piet Canin of Ecology Action and Theresia Rogerson, county Health Service Agency staffer to the Community Traffic safety Coalition. In Santa Cruz we are lucky … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz reader wants motorists, cyclists to share the road

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I was hoping that you could send another big reminder to motorists and cyclists about rules of the road and adhering to them. I was cycling on Bean Creek Road from Santa Cruz on both Tuesday … Continue reading

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Cyclist shares her concerns, questions stop light sensors

Dear Street Smarts, A: I have been most interested in your articles about bicycles on the road, thank you for writing them and please keep it up. If bicyclists and motorists are to coexist peacefully, I believe we require an … Continue reading

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Bike to Work/School Day Breakfast Sites

Thursay, May 14 is Bike to Work/School Day around Santa Cruz County. The day is meant to lure people who would normally drive to their destination out of their car and onto their bike. Besides getting the satisfaction of knowing … Continue reading

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Dust off the old bicycle; it’s Bike Week

This week is Bike Week. To celebrate the 22nd annual event, Bike to Work is holding a plethora of events. In case you haven’t seen the posters and brochures plastered all over town, here’s a quick rundown of the events … Continue reading

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