bicyclists

Velocity addicts have own road

I get very tired of the whiny, bicycle-bashing letters from people who seem to feel that the world should adjust itself to fit their convenience. They claim bikes are not safe, and ...

Bicyclists not above the law

I must say I agree with Chuck Mortensen regarding cyclists (Reader Input, June 30). The other day at the stop sign on East Lincoln Way where the freeway exits I saw two men on rac ...

Inequity gets driver’s goat

Mr. Chris Carmichael: In response to your claim that bicyclists have an equal right to the road (Reader Input, June 28): Last October I sent a check to the DMV in the amount of $75 ...

Residents sound off over road seal

Gravel, noise and no notification have some South Auburn residents and local bicyclists annoyed. Last week the Road Maintenance Division of the Placer County Public Works Departme ...

Bicycle bashers need common sense

Do people like George Vann ever bother to think before they write letters to the Journal? In his letter of Aug. 16, he says bicyclists need to get a California license, registrati ...

Bicyclists need to follow traffic rules, Sheriff’s say

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is planning enforcement campaigns in response to complaints of bicyclists failing to obey traffic rules. “It’s hard to argue that bicyclin ...

Get off couch, then criticize

Sadly, two recent anti-bicyclist letters by David Chaddock (July 21) and Jan Demello (July 23) display some real impatience and ignorance. First, the Tour of Lincoln bike ride onl ...

Barely room for cars, much less bikes

Regarding bicyclists on our roads/Newcastle-Ophir area, I feel this is a safety issue. Bicycles should not be allowed on Power House Road from Newcastle to Auburn Folsom Road. The ...

Bicycles not out to get you

Let’s look at the situation of cars and bicycles sharing roads. To others irritated by cyclists, please think about this scenario. You have a 1,000- to 2,000-pound vehicle travel ...

Arrogant cyclists increase

I concur with Mr. Chaddock (Reader Input, July 22). I live in the Ophir area. A week ago Saturday as we were driving into Auburn on Bald Hill Road, two male cyclists were off ...