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Being biker friendly requires bike lanes

Being biker friendly requires bike lanes

By Alyssa Lieberman / Columnist

November 2, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

I’ve had endless conversations with my cyclist friends about the stress of biking through Oakland’s crowded intersections. It’s understandable, considering the reckless nature of the city drivers who rush to and from work. When I decided not to bring a bike to campus this year, I cited these...

Maintenance, visibility the keys to safe winter biking

Maintenance, visibility the keys to safe winter biking

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer

January 13, 2014


Filed under Archives

If you plan on riding a bike to commute this winter, be prepared for a plethora of remarkably annoying obstacles.Icy turns, snow-encrusted bike lanes and the creepy way that cars refuse to pass you during winter are just the beginning. Salt deposits can build up into mounds, essentially becoming spee...

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