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L.A.’s Freedom Ride: BKoB

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On the fourth Sunday of every month, cyclists take over the streets of Los Angeles as part of the "Black Kids on Bikes" (BKoB) ride.  BKoB is part of a series of rides called the "Freedom Rides" aimed at getting more black Angelenos to enjoy the unique experience of a group cycle ride.  BKoB aims […]

LA Road Rage Doc Convicted for Horrific 2008 Cyclist Assault

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Dr. Christopher Thompson is taken away in cuffs Monday. Photo: Los Angeles Times Following a highly-publicized, intensely-followed trial, Christopher Thompson, the physician accused of using his car to seriously injure two cyclists in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles, is behind bars. Thompson was convicted yesterday of six felony counts: two counts each, according to […]

When Old Parking Meter Poles Go, So Often Does Bike Parking

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Toronto’s Post and Ring solution for bicycle parking on old parking meter poles. Photo: David Baker When Oakland installed its first pay-and-display parking kiosks in early 2007, parking managers ordered employees to remove the heads of the approximately 5,000 single-space meters they were replacing. Just like other cities transitioning from using single-space parking meters to […]