Tag Archives: BicycleSafety

Are Unsafe Bike Lanes Responsible For Florida Bike Accidents?

Florida has a bad reputation when it comes to bicycle safety. Over 100 bicyclists die every year in our state—which is one of the highest rates of cyclist deaths in the entire country—but Tampa Bay city officials are trying to change that. Are Unsafe Bike Lanes Responsible For Florida Bike Accidents? Along US 41 in Gibsonton, a painted white line…
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How Can Florida Become More Bike Friendly?

Coral Gables is not known for being the safest place to ride your bicycle. As a matter of fact, Florida is rated as one of the worst places to ride your bike in the entire country, but many people want to change that and make our community a bike-friendly zone. There are cities all over our nation that have gotten…
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Alligators—A Worry For Florida Bicyclists?

When a 22 year veteran of the Hollywood Police Department retired, he planned to live out his days doing what he loved. He got a part-time job at Big Wheel Cycles, raced on bikes, and coached local Florida bicyclists and triathletes, but now he is recovering from a strange accident. After winning a triathlon, the retired policeman decided to dedicate…
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Do Bicycles Need To Obey Traffic Laws?

On Wednesday, June 3, a 13-year-old girl was riding her bike in Fort Walton Beach when she was struck by a motorist. She was taken to a local hospital to recover, but the 65-year-old driver who struck her will not be facing any charges from the police. The little girl ran a stop sign before she was hit, which may…
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Local Cyclist “Hooligan Sean” Remembered

On his way to a bicycle race in Ferndale, a Coral Gables cycling icon was involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, he did not survive the crash, but his family and friends wanted to make sure his memory lived on. Magic Monday was the name of the memorial ride held by the family and friends of the 51-year-old cyclist who…
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