Bike Path Planned for US 50 in Lake Tahoe

Bike Path Planned for US 50 in Lake Tahoe

By Charles Pekow – U.S. Route 50 in the Tahoe area will be getting some new and improved bike lanes in both Nevada and California. Federal, state and local authorities approved a project to realign the highway after it passed environmental reviews. The area stretches about 1.1 miles in South Lake Tahoe, CA and Stateline, NV. […]

Study: Safety of Different Types of Protected Bike Lanes

Study: Safety of Different Types of Protected Bike Lanes

By Charles Pekow – Protected bike lanes are probably the safest places to ride in busy areas. But they’re not perfect and some have proved safer than others, says a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. They encourage people to ride and work best on bridges and road stretches without many intersections or […]

Comments Needed on Mountain Biking Idaho’s Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest

Comments Needed on Mountain Biking Idaho’s Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest

By Charles Pekow – If you want to mountain bike in Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, you’ve got a brief window to advocate for it. The forests in Idaho have reopened a public comment period on a proposed environmental impact statement, a necessary procedure in creating a Land Management Plan. The Forest Service originally took public comments […]