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A different kind of bike trail.

Posted on: February 24th, 2016 by slobcdave

Here is a bike trail that is a little too fast for my taste. Tryout this abandoned bobsled track on the mountain Trebevic in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Via Biking Ridiculously Fast Down a Bobsled Track Is a Crazy Thing to Do!  

Intersections Designed for Bikes

Posted on: October 18th, 2015 by slobcdave

via GIZMODO Here is a great article discussing how intersections can be made safe for bike.  In the article it introduces the first “protected intersection” opened this month in Salt Lake City.  It would be great to have one here in San Luis Obispo.     How a Former Video Game Designer Created the Best… Read more

Los Osos Valley Road Bicycle Improvements

Posted on: April 16th, 2015 by slobcdave

Via email from Dave Abrecht As early as mid-May, the County is planning to resurface and restripe Los Osos Valley Road (LOVR) as part of the sewer project. This resurfacing/restriping project presents a great opportunity for our community to improve conditions along the corridor for kids, commuters, recreational cyclists and others to safely ride bikes through Los Osos on… Read more

How San Luis Obispo Established the Most Powerful Bike Funding Policy in the Nation

Posted on: April 2nd, 2015 by slobcdave

via email from Robert Fuller Davis Two important lessons from this story – the importance of plans and the planning process and the value of the support that our bike club has given the Bike Coalition for more than ten years. How San Luis Obispo Established the Most Powerful Bike Funding Policy in the Nation by Eric… Read more

Road Safety Issues (update)

Posted on: February 19th, 2015 by slobcdave

via email from Ken Price 1. Repaving S. Bay blvd under the highway 1 bridge is going on now, so you are routed up Quintana. Looks like it will be done in a few days. Or down Quintana if you come back highway 1. 2. A new project on Los Osos Blvd from the city… Read more

Update on Las Pilitas Quarry Project

Posted on: December 12th, 2014 by slobcdave

via email from Dave Abrecht Hi all, Thanks to all of you who showed up at the SLO County Planning Commission meeting yesterday.  The Tribune reported that 200 residents showed up to voice their opinions about the project. I was encouraged by the number of Santa Margarita area residents who spoke on behalf of safety… Read more