bicycles

30 days of the 3-foot Law

Doesn’t time just fly by?  Here we are already 30 days into the 3-foot law and what has changed?  Not much. The good news is that for several days, there was ...

Reader Input: Most bicyclists don’t follow the rules

I am so glad you printed the letter “No bike lane, no bike,” (Reader Input, Aug. 10). It’s a very touchy subject because I admire the bicyclists for their dedic ...

Reader input: No bike lane, no bike

The bicyclists that come from out of town to ride the country back roads of Penryn, Ophir and Newcastle are posing a danger to the citizens that live here. I had an altercation wit ...

Auburn police putting squeeze on bicyclists

Auburn is well-known as a bike-friendly haven, but old rivalries between drivers and bike riders are raising the attention of law enforcement. Auburn police have been treating tra ...

Another View: Trail and error: Here are tips for safe sharing

The controversy about the proposed bike park in Auburn is about safety. The reason that horsefolk are a little frantic about safety is because the horse is an unusual creature. Gen ...

Reader input: Bicycles save the world

Living in Newcastle, on Virginiatown Road, an encounter with bikes is a common accordance — mostly friendly but problems do happen. My idea is to get all bikes off the road a ...

Cars and bikes - they’re all traffic

I was hit by a car once, back when I was in college. The driver made a left turn in front of me.  I had the right of way and was probably traveling 20 MPH. I flew over the ...

Reader Input: Bad local roads deserve a ‘D’

Gus Thomson’s article, “County’s 13 miles of bad road are ‘ugly but safe,’” (Journal, March 3) stated that Placer County has 13 miles of “ ...

How to: Tune your bike

Besides the welcomed warmer weather in May, it is also Bike Month, which means many riders will hit the trails and streets to fuel their passion for bikes. But before they dust off ...