Tag Archives: bike safety

Come on, people, we’re not pedestrians….

As usual (whenever I write about bicycle laws), this is for information purposes only, not legal advice, blah blah blah. Pedestrians, it seems, can do no wrong.  They can jaywalk, cross against the red, cut off traffic, stagger drunkenly home … Continue reading

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New record for getting yelled at on a ride…

Three.  That’s the new record for people driving by yelling at me and Shannon on our ride home from Ale Asylum tonight.  Three separate cars slowed down (ok, one was already stopped at an intersection), had people roll down their … Continue reading

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Getting Back on the Bike

It’s been a crazy Autumn here at Stray Cat Bicycles. I’ve been traveling for my day job non-stop, and getting a street vending license kept Travis down at Library Mall most days. Being so busy has cut back on our … Continue reading

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Anti-Safety Equipment

Fairmont Hotels extended the amenity [bicycles for all guests] to properties across the world. The bikes come with safety equipment and mp3 players. Sky (Delta’s in-flight magazine, August 2011, page 21 Am I the only one who considers mp3 players … Continue reading

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Tip o’ the Hat, Wag of the Finger*

[*All credit to Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report for creating/popularizing/doing awesome things with this format. I completely did not make this up, but this morning, it’s completely appropriate.]   Tip o’ the hat to the the woman in the … Continue reading

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Hey! Where did everybody go?

To be fair, when I read yesterday’s forecast and saw a heat index over 100 and the possibility of hail, I seriously considered driving too. I was still shocked when I got out to the SouthWest Commuter trail and saw…no … Continue reading

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