So many interesting stories, so little time
- Bike snob puts cyclists into their groups. I feel like their must be at least one missing group. The practical cyclist?
- Long Beach police do not care for critical mass. They ticketed riders and confiscated bikes.
The group was stopped in the area of Anaheim Road and Palo Verde Avenue when they "blew through a stop sign," said Lisa Massacani, spokeswoman for the Long Beach Police Department.
"They were cited for violating other rules of the road as well as safety issues," she added.
"We obeyed all laws and stopped at all stop signs," said Jerome Podgajski, organizer of the event. "They (cops) didn't even cite for the same things, and some got cited for things they didn't even do. It was really bad. I couldn't believe everything.""The group known as Critical Mass travels from city to city and as a matter of practice engages in dangerous conduct, violating every rule of the road and endangering the public." said Police Chief Jim McDonnell.
- Fugitive convicted of killing a cyclist while driving under the influence is captured after 6 months. Faces up to 33 years in prison.
- Been there. Done that.