27th Aug
Safe Routes

Labor Day Weekend Bicycle Rodeo in La Mesa

Labor Day. Originally a day to recognize the contributions of the working class to our country, the holiday now primarily evokes an image filled with barbecues and shopping sales. But the three-day-weekend is also infamous for an increase in DUIs, which, unfortunately, can also contribute to an increase in automobile-related deaths. The City of La […]

23rd Aug
Helmeted little rider at CycloFemme 2012.

Free Helmet Giveaway for Mini Noggins

Do you have a tiny tike who loves to bike? Then you may want to bring your babe to Parkway Plaza in El Cajon on Saturday, August 31st, where the first 250 kids (ages 12 and under) to arrive will be fitted for and receive a free bicycle helmet. This health promotion event is a […]

12th Aug
Photo credit: Bruce Shank

CicloSDias: Huge Success!

Sunday August 11, 2013 was San Diego’s first city-supported open street initiative–CicloSDias. A predetermined route spanning 5.2 miles was closed off to automobile thoroughfare for all cyclists and pedestrians–estimated in the thousands–to enjoy from 10 am until 4 pm. Some rode solo, others in pairs or in triplets, and others still formed larger multitudes. Parents […]

05th Aug
Jessie also runs a bike stand at local farmer's markets.

Wake up, San Diego! It’s Time for Bike School!

We’ve all been there. Flat tire. Sunday. No bike shops are open. Gee, I really should learn how to fix my own flats. Seems simple enough but we just don’t think about it until we have to. Of course there are other seemingly more complex–perhaps even intimidating–procedures involved in properly maintaining and extending the life […]

31st Jul
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Hoping for the best for CicloSDias

CicloSDias is an “Open Street” initiative — an event that will close off certain streets to automobiles so that cyclists and other self-propelled pedestrians may peacefully ride, walk, or skip about without worrying about being shoved aside into the gutter. Several such events have been established in the US, but, up until recently, San Diegans had to […]