Announcing LA’s Bike Wiki

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When he’s not biking down freeways, or writing for Westside BikeSIDE and Emerald City, Alex Thompson has been hard at work creating Ibikeu, a wikipedia for all things bicycle related. To check out the bike wiki, click on over to www.ibikeu.com/wiki/

Thompson describes the ibikeu Wiki at Westside BikeSIDE:

The ibikeu Wiki is intended to document everything bike, from social rides like Santa Monica Critical Mass, to broad topics like the history of bicycles or bicycle infrastructure terminology.

For the time being the wiki is open for public viewing but not editing/contributing by the public. If you would like to contribute, as an editor or otherwise, please email me at alexcthompson at gmail dot com.

The site is still pretty new, so there are some areas where it is a little light on content. For example, the entry on Kent Strumpell doesn’t have any text and the page for LADOT only has a link to LADOT’s transit homepage.

But of course, that’s where we come in. The site has around 250 unique pages and has been edited nearly 3,000 times, but there’s a lot more work to do to get this Wiki up to par. Anyone interested in helping should contact Alex at the address above.

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