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Culver City Crash UPDATE: Victim statuses, Felony DUI, new interviews, and the Justice Ride

Culver City Crash UPDATE: Victim statuses, Felony DUI, new interviews, and the Justice Ride

(Previous posts on Bikeside about the Culver City Crash – #1, #2, #3 – and a nice comprehensive post at LA Streetsblog. UPDATE: added a section below about Felony DUI and whether Dahab can be charged with it.) An update on the Culver City Crash (CCC) which injured eleven cyclists and left six hospitalized is […]

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UPDATE: Video, Christine Dahab blew a .07, LAPD preliminarily blame cyclists

UPDATE: Video, Christine Dahab blew a .07, LAPD preliminarily blame cyclists

(there is a ride to visit and support the victims – the Justice Ride.  It meets at Media Park AKA CRANK MOB Park in Culver City, which is at the corner of Venice Bl and Canfield.  2:30pm to 5:30pm tomorrow, Friday.  I’m sure there will be rides to come, but if you can make it […]

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Bike thief arrested, was carrying a .357

Bike thief arrested, was carrying a .357

A few weeks back I wrote about my disdain for vigilante action proposals (1, 2) for dealing with bike thieves.  “MS”, who had just had his bike stolen, disagreed in the comments.  Since then, he found his bike on Craigslist, and worked with LAPD to set up a sting operation: UPDATE: I found my stolen […]

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My point exactly

I took the post I wrote yesterday about the idiocy of vigilante actions against bike thieves, and I posted it on Midnight Ridazz.  I knew I’d get very little love, but since that was the group I most wanted to reach, it made sense to do it.  Feetpower, an anonymous poster laid it down: im […]

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Stupid bike thefts lead to stupid fantasies

If you’ve got your ear to the ground in the bike community then you know that a lot of people have had their bikes stolen.  You also might have noticed some people talking about vigilante actions.  Cyclists have been talking about organizing police stings, hunting down bike thieves, tying them up, and beating them up.  […]

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Spook leaves

Spook leaves

My friend, and the friend of many Ridazz, Spook (aka Kyle Hertler), left two days ago.  He was recalled to active duty in the Army, and reported to Fort Benning on August 31st. (photo by Studiodrome)

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Yaysayers Bus Update

Yaysayers Bus Update

  Why are you looking at a toilet?  Well, that’s the toilet that will take L.A.’s version of the Velorucion to other cities.  In July I wrote about the effort to convert a gutted city bus into a touring bus to take large groups of LA cyclists to other cities.  That is a shot of […]

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PHOTOS: SMCM & the Big Bang Firewerckx Ride, July 4th on a Bike

PHOTOS: SMCM & the Big Bang Firewerckx Ride, July 4th on a Bike

The ride – SMCM combined with the Big Bang Firewerckx ride, was a ton of fun,

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Ridazz Bus Project is Rolling!

Ridazz Bus Project is Rolling!

(Sorry for the obligatory bad pun!) On March 18th the universally loved Marcus McKenzie brought an incredible project idea to the Midnight Ridazz. He, and his partners in SMASH Architecture, had a 40 foot decommissioned city bus that they wanted to customize. They wanted to know if the Midnight Ridazz were interested in using this […]

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Saturday: ALC Fundraiser for Team Midnight Ridazz

Saturday: ALC Fundraiser for Team Midnight Ridazz

Saturday, from 7pm to Midnight the Bike Oven will host an exhibition of photographs of LA’s bike culture. The event is a fundraiser for the Aids Life Cycle, for Team Midnight Ridazz. Several Westside Ridazz will have work displayed including Gary Kavanagh, Steven Rood, Ben Hardy, and professional photographer Franz Ellers. These guys take amazing […]

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