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Since , the Police Department has worked with the biking community to make streets safe for bicyclists and identify issues involving bicyclists that are problematic for the community. This page provides City bicycle laws and cyclist resources. Register your bike to protect it. Bicycle registration programs assist in reducing bicycle thefts, because registering makes it easier to identify stolen bikes and their rightful owners. If your bicycle or bicycle parts were stolen, please contact the department.
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Andrew Tilin, a well-known cycling journalist and amateur bike racer, died from injuries sustained after being hit by a truck early Saturday morning in Austin, Texas, while he was fixing a tire on the side of the road, reports the Austin American-Statesman. Tilin, 52, was probably most known for writing The Doper Next Door in The book looked into how testosterone affected bike-racing performance through the lens of an everyday cyclist. During his reporting and research, he took testosterone for nearly a year to see how it affected him both physically and emotionally. In that story, Tilin noted the persistent and myriad dangers cyclists in the United States face.
Driven by anti-materialism and a belief that the impending apocalypse will render cars useless and leave bicycles in power, Black Label Bike Club BLBC battles mainstream consumer culture and rival gangs for its vision of a better tomorrow. Pulling threads from Critical Mass and the wider bike counterculture, B. Co-directors, Jacob Septimus and Anthony Howard follow the Brooklyn chapter of BLBC for over two years to meetings, parties, jousts, gatherings of the tribes in Amsterdam and Minneapolis, and the protests of the Republican National Convention to create their masterpiece. This fascinating and gorgeously gritty film provides insight into a passionate subculture, and exposes the darker aspects of living on the wild side.