bicycles

Reader Input: Laws do in fact apply to bikes

I agree with Steve Haverberg regarding bicycles (“Bicyclists: Follow rules of the road,” Reader Input, May 19). Most of the riders seem to be totally unaware of those s ...

Reader Input: Bicyclists: Follow rules of the road

A few years back, my friends and I attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D. One of us was issued a ticket for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign in Spearf ...

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 ...

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 ...

We must obey laws of physics

Most everything in the guest column made sense to me, except she neglected anything about the riders who blow through stop signs and red lights, also (“Spring is in the air a ...

The roads are built for cars

Re: All the recent comments on local bicyclists. The bicyclists have their own lane so they should stay in it. Bicyclists are always complaining about how we don’t share the road ...

Roads are for cyclists, as well

I read Pamela Simning’s letter about bicyclists in the Journal (Sept. 23), and I share her anger at the five cyclists riding abreast who wouldn’t pull over. I can say that with ...

Cyclists, residents debate courtesy on Newcastle roads

Local residents raised concerns about a popular pastime in their area – road biking. But those who participate in it say there are two sides to the story. Residents: Bicyclists ...

Take 2-wheeler in for a spin

After much thought, I think I have it all figured out how to solve the problem of roads clogged by bicycles in the foothills. The bicycles are driving the locals crazy in the area ...