The New ABCs

The old ABCs — for checking Air, Brakes and Chain before each ride — may need an update. What got me thinking of this modernization of the bicyclist's creed was a Facebook post. What else? Yesterday I posted an announcement…

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Cyclist Fatalities in Newport Beach, California

I made this list in November of 2013, after the death of Paul Lin, when a neighbor asked how many other cyclists had been killed in Newport Beach. When I went to answer, I was saddened that the community doesn’t know who these people were and I’m sure it’s not for lack of caring – it’s just too many to believe.

Not that any single one of these deaths shouldn’t have shocked the conscience of our town.

The following is a list of cyclist fatalities following collisions with automobiles in the City of Newport Beach, California since 2005. The list is not exhaustive. We are aware there were others during the same period and in the past. If you are aware of others, please let us know in comments. We will add them to the list.

It is important to remember these cyclists…

(last updated August 11, 2016)

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Illegal No More

I just had to duck into Pedego for a few minutes. I was driving the car as I delivered posters announcing the Pre-Thanksgiving Ride. Parking would be tight as it was just about noon on a Friday; I headed to…

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