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CicLAvia : 100,000 Cyclists, 0 Incidents, Millions of Stories

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(This is part one of our coverage of yesterday’s groundbreaking Open Street Festival.  Hopefully later today we’ll have up a Streetfilm.  Tomorrow we’ll review the reviews of CicLAvia. – DN.) There’s many ways to try and talk about yesterday’s CicLAvia.  One way is to look at the numbers, another to look at the people, and […]

CicLAvia No. 10: Huge, Wonderful, Happy, But No Longer Newsworthy?

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If a CicLAvia opens the city, and almost no media coverage ensues, does anybody hear? My answer is a resounding yes. Even if CicLAvia is now becoming almost taken for granted by the mainstream, it still changes lives, activates places, and brings Angelenos together. L.A.’s 10th CicLAvia came and went yesterday. Tens of thousands of people […]

The Issue of Bike Theft in L.A. Goes Mainstream

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Now THAT’s vigilantiasm. Photo: Prawnpie/Flickr As cycling grows more and more popular, both in Los Angeles and across the country, the problem with bike thieves also grows.  All of a sudden, those bicycles that were safe chained to a poll with a U-Lock are easy targets for thieves instead of safe.  In response to growing […]

King of CicLAvia: Richie Trimble’s 14.5 ft. Tall Bike!

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In addition to the 150,000 cyclists that took to Venice Blvd. on Sunday, at CicLAvia VI: CicLAvia To the Sea, the “King of CicLAvia”  was crowned. The crown was not awarded by the event-creators, but by the buzz surrounding Richie Trimble’s over a hundred pound, 14.5 foot – to the seat, 17 foot – to […]