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Basic Good Bicycle Safety

SAFETY SAFETY SAFETY!!!! Let’s face it. If we’re on a bicycle and a car bumps into us at even a miniscule speed, we could be toast. Or if a motorist has parked on the side of the road and doesn’t look before swinging their car door wide open we could have a few broken bones from hitting that door. Or…or…or…any number of things pose great risk to us cyclists out on the road. We have to be ever-vigilant in order to stay safe and injury-free. Here are a few of the rules when riding on AIDS LifeCycle. Bear in mind that on this particular charity ride, if you break the rules you risk being pulled from the ride. Following the rules is paramount, if for no other reason that to …

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AIDS LifeCycle 12

It’s almost time…once more…On June 2nd, I and about 3000 other cyclists and roadies will begin our week-long journey down the coast of California, making our way from San Francisco to Los Angeles. This is an epic journey in spandex that cannot possibly be adequately described. It must be experienced in order to truly understand what those of us who are veterans call “The Love Bubble”. AIDS LifeCycle is the most successful charity bicycle ride to date. Each year it raises millions of dollars to fund the work done by the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center and the San Francisco AIDS Foundation to help those already living with the disease, and to help prevent it from spreading further. Each year, close to 3000 riders and roadies make the journey …

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