Articles Tagged With ‘Bicycles’




Bicyclists find decomposing body near Santa Maria

A group of bicyclists riding in Tepusquet Canyon east of Santa Maria on Sunday called law enforcement after discovering human remains in the canyon. [Noozhawk] Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrived to find a body that has been decomposing “for... (Continue reading)

Professional bicyclist in critical condition after Lompoc crash

Two professional bicyclists collided in Lompoc Wednesday morning, leaving one rider in critical condition. [KSBY] The bicyclists were participating in a professional bike race, according to the Lompoc Police Department. The collision, which occurred around 10:45 a.m., caused the critically... (Continue reading)

Annual Amgen tour returns to Pismo Beach and Avila Beach

The annual Amgen Tour of California bike races have kicked off in Northern California and will arrive in San Luis Obispo County on May 13. The day before, on May 12, celebrate the return of the Amgen tour with the... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County leads California in bike deaths

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Motor vehicle crashes are a frequent sight for many California motorists, but state roads are also plagued with bicycle collisions, and the Central Coast is a leading contributor to the problem, data from the California Highway Patrol... (Continue reading)

Grossman gives gift to group led by new SLO councilman

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Developer Gary Grossman, who is seeking approval for a contested residential development on a San Luis Obispo ranch, has donated $5,000 to an organization headed by the soon-to-be swing vote on the city council. During recent electoral... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara police target law-breaking bicyclists

Santa Barbara police cracked down on bicyclists who disobey traffic laws this week and issued a total of 69 citations in a two-day span. [KEYT] On Tuesday and Wednesday, a team of motorcycle officers placed themselves in locations where bicyclists... (Continue reading)

Los Osos woman hit and killed while cycling with fiancé

A 25-year-old Los Osos woman died Wednesday after she was struck by a vehicle while bicycling with her fiancé. [KSBY] Anna Deis was crossing Los Osos Valley Road east of Turri Drive around 6:40 p.m when an 86-year-old man driving... (Continue reading)

Will California bicyclists receive tickets for slowing traffic?

As a new law takes effect requiring motorists to take precautions as they pass bicyclists on the road, some drivers are wondering whether bicycle-induced traffic pileups will become more common. The new law that took effect last week allows officers... (Continue reading)

California drivers to face fines for coming close to bicyclists

Motorists in California must now stay three feet away from bicyclists when passing them on the road or risk receiving traffic tickets. A new state law takes effect Tuesday, which allows officers to cite those who do not obey the... (Continue reading)

Driver hits man crossing street in Santa Maria

A 17-year-old driver crashed into a man walking a bicycle across a street in Santa Maria Saturday night, leaving him with a serious head injury. The victim was pushing his bicycle across the intersection of Broadway and Inger Drive when... (Continue reading)