Governor Signs 3 Foot Passing Law

On the 3rd try, Governor Brown signed AB1371 into law. Often called Give Me 3, the California Bicycle Coalition labored through 2 previous campaigns that ended with a veto. Today's action moves California into the mainstream of bike safety. Many…

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Three Times Too Many

Probably like you right now, I’m distraught, pissed off and reaching for anything to anesthetize the pain. I know nothing more than you do, other than Debra H. Deem was riding her bike in Newport Beach yesterday when she collided with a motor vehicle — today she is dead. She was 58.

If you’re counting, and if you ride a bike you have it permanently etched into your memory, last September’s 2 women fatalities in 2 days plus today’s loss adds up to three women cyclists dead in one year — three times too many.

Approximate location of the Deem collision

Approximate location of the Deem collision

I learned that she was the wife of former Olympic cycling competitor and owner of Costa Mesa’s Cycle Werx, Paul Deem.

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Record Breakers

Thank you to each and every one of you who helped fund Tara McCormick's trip to the World Junior Championships games underway in Glasgow Scotland.   This just in — from a friend attending the games:   For Team USA,…

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