Monthly Archives: June 2011

Know your rights! Spoke Card released!

RideRichmond is proud to release a spoke card with 5 important Virginia laws pertaining to cyclists. Know your rights! Education is a two-way street: Motorists are responsible for approximately 50% of crashes with bicyclists, while bicyclists are responsible for approximately … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Virginia DMV

We wrote an open letter to the Virginia DMV after crashes involving motorists and cyclists in Virginia Beach, and Northern Virginia have made it to the news. In Virginia Beach, one driver felt the need to scatter thumb tacks along … Continue reading

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Bike Sharrows are coming…

As we reported in March with notes from a PBT Meeting, the City of Richmond has allocated funding to put 80 miles of sharrows in. This work is in line with the PBT findings. Image courtesy RVA News RVA News … Continue reading

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Bicycling Skills: Ride Confident & Safe

Are you interested in improving your bicycle skills? Does the thought of riding your bike on the street terrify you? Are you curious about laws that apply to cyclists? If you answered YES to any of the above, come check … Continue reading

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Mia Birk & Eric Weiss Recap

An excellent recap provided by CDM Cyclist on the Mia Birk & Eric Weiss event at the Science Museum of Virginia. Major thanks to Virginia Bike Federation (VBF) for securing this presentation! Image courtesy BikePortland.org To quote the CDM post: … Continue reading

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