In response to the tragic death of Sidney Johnson in October of 2011, a group of concerned citizens have formed an organization focused on safe cycling routes in northern Jefferson County. Their website can be found here: www.cyclistshaverights.org
In May I traveled by air with my bike for the first time. I was meeting a friend to ride L’Etape du California 2011 – the most difficult ride I’ve done yet, but that’s another story.
It all went very smoothly, though there were many logistical details. I learned a lot and made a mistake or two: Here are some tips in case you plan to fly with your bike. (Mistakes in bold)
The City of Golden today (May 20) officially offered to acquire a 2.76-mile stretch of right way along Indiana Street that is currently part of the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. The City’s offer will allow it to create what it will call the Jefferson Bikeway, as well as to provide needed roadway improvements on the Indiana Street corridor and protect the City and region from the impacts of unmitigated toll road construction.
Read more here: Jefferson Bikeway Press Release