Safety Blog: Cycling Safely Through Intersections

Earlier mention was made that intersections were the most hazardous point of any vehicle travel. Driver Training Instructors preach the mantra, “Left, Right, Left,” for students first learning to drive, and when approaching an intersection. Cyclists are in much greater hazard at intersections. It takes at least twice as long as a motorist for a […]

Safety Blog: Pace Line Safety and Etiquette

A “pace line” is a linear group of cyclists all drafting off the lead rider. Rotating the pace line is something discussed later, here we’ll talk about basic rules for pace lines. Not doing these things, is distracting at best, hazardous all other times. This is a topic that has countless components. We’ll begin with […]

Safety Blog: Communication

By Phil Coleman When riding alone, you’re responsible only for own safety, in a group you’re responsible for everybody’s safety. In a group, nobody sees everything in front, side, and back. Somebody sees at least one of these and has a duty to call out hazards they see. Example: The lead rider sees a car […]

Davis Bike Club Contributes to Fire Relief

Press Release Davis Bike Club Contributes to Fire Relief The Davis Bike Club recently contributed a total of $20,000 to organizations in Napa and Sonoma Counties, for recovery efforts after the October wildfires. For the entire affected region, $5,000 was sent to the Redwood Credit Union Community Fund. For Napa, another $5,000 was split between […]