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Not that I’m going to complain about NBC’s coverage of bicycling issues, in addition to three stories about Critical Mass they’re also the only station to have covered Sharrows; but couldn’t we have given the car advertisements a rest for one story?

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Seattle Critical Mass Assault a Flashpoint in Bike v Car Culture

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Riders from This May’s Seattle Critical Mass Last Friday, during Seattle’s Critical Mass ride, a Subaru station wagon ran over some cyclists.  The reasons for the incident are up for debate as cyclists claim the driver acted irrationally and plowed into the cyclists without provocation.  The driver claims that cyclists were attacking his car and […]

Cyclist Dies on Critical Mass, NBC Opens Fire

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Last night, a cyclist died on Critical Mass after losing control of his bicycle and crashing into a wall on UCLA’s campus. Jerico Culata was only eighteen years old and friends and family are already mourning his death. Police are investigating the cause of the crash but have already noted that Culata was not wearing a […]

Newest Group of Ridazz: The LAPD

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For a full size version of the flyer, click here. Traditionally, small groups of bike riders from around the city gather together on the fourth Friday of the month and head to the Wilshire/Western Red Line Station to gather for Los Angeles Critical Mass.  This month, following what Streetsblog is calling the "Critical Mass Attack," […]

LAPD Tackle Cyclists at Friday’s Critical Mass

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Photo from of cyclists going through Second Street Tunnel via LACM’s twitter feed. Bike discussion sites have been abuzz since last Friday with news that things got ugly when Los Angeles Critical Mass breezed onto Los Angeles Street and ran into an LAPD Squad Car facing against traffic with its lights flashing.  According to eye […]

The “New” Critical Mass: Evolving, Not Dying

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When I rolled up to Wilshire and Western at 7:00 P.M. last Friday, there were already close to 750 cyclists present, everyone was in a good mood, and there was still a half hour before the ride was even supposed to start.  Ridecards were being handed out urging cyclists to follow the rules of the […]