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August 12, 2013by Ken McLeodAustin, Texas, is "putting a bite" in its 3-foot passing law. The City of Austin passed a 3-foot law back in 2009, but -- like many localities and states -- was slow to enforce the law. This year, as part of Austin’s celebration of Bike Month, the City of Austin police department began an enforcement effort using undercover police officers on bikes.
July 29, 2013by Liz MurphyYou don't need special cycling clothing when you're headed out on a ride. But we've got a few tips for you if you're riding the the cold, the dark or in rain. In our latest edition of our bike education video series, we're looking at "What to Wear" when you're on your bike. Every Monday, we'll be highlighting one of our education videos -- please be sure to watch, share and enjoy!
July 22, 2013by Liz MurphyWearing a bike helmet improperly is the equivalent to not wearing a helmet at all. To help keep those helmets fitting snuggly, we've produced a how-to video as part of our 19-part education video series. Every Monday, we'll be highlighting one of these videos on the blog -- we've already looked at "fitting and adjusting" your bike and "how to choose a bike." Take a look:
July 1, 2013by Alissa SimcoxThe League recently released 19 education videos that cover topics from fitting a bike to riding in traffic. They are free and available to the public on our Ride Smart video page.