Woman dies after crash with truck near Wichita, KS: Sheriff

Update, 4:30 p.m. Thursday:

A woman has died after a delivery truck ran a stop sign and crashed into her SUV, officials said.

Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Tim Myers told The Eagle on Thursday that Linda Keller died after being hurt in a crash Monday afternoon in the northwest part of the county. She was 60 years old and from Cheney.

A sheriff’s office accident report states that Keller was eastbound on 21st Street as Ray Crook was northbound on 247th Street West. Crook’s vehicle “ran the stop sign” and struck the passenger side of Keller’s vehicle.

Keller was taken to Ascension Via Christi St. Francis hospital in critical condition. Crook was taken to the same hospital in serious condition.

Photos from the scene showed a Cintas box truck had caught fire during the wreck.

No citations have been issued and the crash remains under investigation, Myers said.

Original story:

At least two people were hurt and taken to a hospital after a crash Monday afternoon in northwest Sedgwick County.

Emergency crews were called at around 1:30 p.m. to an injury accident at 21st Street North and 247th Street West, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. One patient was reported to be in critical condition, and a second was in serious condition.

The intersection, which is northwest of Goddard, is blocked. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the wreck.

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Best 30 Bicycle Shops in Los Angeles, CA with Reviews

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Bike-themed Trivia Night


Come to our first ever virtual Bike-themed Trivia Night!  This event is bound to test your wits and skills as we go over a series of questions both bike and non-bike related. Optionally, stick around after our trivia night ends at 6:30pm to chat with your fellow participants about all things SF Bicycle Coalition. Bring a friend – the more the merrier! RSVP Here.

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Meet a Member with Jane Kim


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The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has over 10,000 incredible members. Throughout Bike Month we’re highlighting the stories of the people who make up our strong community. Listen in as SF Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Brian Wiedenmeier interviews Jane Kim, former D6 Supervisor and Board of Education President. As the Supervisor serving District 6 from 2010 to 2018, Jane made biking and street safety a top issue — not only for the neighborhoods in her district (including Tenderloin, SoMa, Mission Bay…

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Flex your advocacy muscle and become a Bicycle Ambassador! Come to our online training to get up to date on what’s going on with the SF Bicycle Coalition and learn how to sign up new members. This training will prepare you to volunteer at Bike to Work Day, as well as at races, festivals, Service Stations and other events. Please note that you must be a current member of the SF Bicycle Coalition to become a Bicycle Ambassador. All participants…

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Women & Non-Binary Bike SF Virtual Coffee Club


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While we’re all sheltering in place, we’ll be doing our Women Bike SF Coffee Club digitally! We’ll be hosting our normally monthly coffee club weekly in honor of Bike Month throughout May! Women Bike SF Coffee Club is the perfect place to find community, talk about bikes and share biking tips, especially during these weird times. So, grab a cup of coffee and your laptop and join us as we go digital! RSVP in advance here. Depending on the number…

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Bike Touring 101


Have you been dreaming of adventure during shelter in place? Learn how to go bike touring so that you’re ready to explore by bicycle once restrictions are lifted. Learn the difference between bike touring and bike camping, what equipment you need, what to wear, where to ride, and more! SF Bicycle Coalition board president Jean Kao and her partner Magnus Barber have gone bike touring all over the world. They have lots of stories to share! Bring your questions.  …

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Can We Get to 80% Sustainable Trips by 2030?


The city of San Francisco has developed a Climate Action Strategy that includes an ambitious goal of getting to 80% sustainable trips by 2030.  The City defines a “sustainable trip” as biking, walking or taking transit. Given emissions from vehicles are responsible for 46% of San Francisco’s carbon footprint, replacing car travel with biking, walking and taking transit would reduce greenhouse emissions

Orange County Bicycle Service + Garage

We are excited to announce our next group of classes! Below are the list of classes being offered.  

Please call me at (949) 916-0960 to sign up,we are limiting all the classes to only 6 students per class so everyone has a work station and a bike stand. All classes will be booked on a first come, first served basis, so please sign up ASAP, classes are filling up quickly!

PLEASE NOTE: All class dates are tentative, must have 3 students pre-registered to greenlight the class. In the rare event that under 3 students fail to register for the class, we will keep all registered students informed of schedule change, and all students will be moved to the next scheduled class/ class series.

We encourage all students to bring the bike they own that either:
#1 They ride the most  
#2 Needs the most work    
OR
#3 All of the Above 

****Please let us know if you are planning on bringing in a single speed bike. For the Complete Bicycle Mechanic Series we recommend a geared bike.

Thank you,

Cory
Cory Clayton
OC Bike Garage
Owner
(949) 916-0960

Workshop Classes

The OC Bicycle Service & Garage’s workshop classes guarantee hands on, detailed classes. Each student will work using all the equipment and tools needed. Being a Park Tool Certified School, each student gets a certificate of completion with each class. Cory Clayton, chief instructor of the courses, will answer any and all of your questions and provide assistance throughout the course.

 Each student is provided a work station and stand. Best part about the class, you will learn using work stations you can come back to and use to work on your bike; familiarity is half the battle.

Requirements: BRING YOUR BIKE and a willingness to learn! You will get dirty, so please dress accordingly. No makeup classes are offered due to the intensity of the course, please make sure the class times fit your schedule. PLEASE NOTE:  DRESS WARM! Especially if you are taking one of the night courses.

If the course does not come with a Park Tool Repair Book, we strongly encourage all students to have one on hand. Having one of these is the best follow up reference guide. The book is also offered at a discounted price for students.

Things to consider: Tools are expensive, we like students to be aware of that fact so that you don’t get too shocked; However we have great deals on tools for students! This is also why we created three fully stocked work bench station rentals as a cost effective option.

Intro to Bicycle Mechanics,

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Who Will Benefit:
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Any Cyclist

What You Will Learn

Have no knowledge of your bike? Want to learn what to do if something goes wrong while on your ride? This course will teach students, hands-on, how to check their bike before their ride, tire and tube repair, basic brake and derailleur adjustments, as well as

Bicycle Bike Cycling Riding Bicycling Tips Tricks FAQ by Jim Langley

CRANK (tips & tricks)

The illustrations for this section are among my favorites, because I love the concept that bicycles make it possible to pedal the earth. But the artist who did such a fine job fitting globes on the bike in the top ad also made an interesting mistake. . . . (more)

I named this page “Crank” because to crank means to push the pace. And here, you can have some fun and pick up some useful information in a big hurry by consuming the many bite-size bicycle tips and tricks. The links with white wings take you to bicycle tips sections; the ones with yellow wings take you to full-length stories. You can skim and scan, read just what you want and learn plenty. Be sure to also follow my fun Bicycle Beat blog and my popular Tech Talk column in RoadBikeRider.com. Also, my FAQ page at the link below answers lots of common questions.

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Grouped with pedestrians as a Pedestrian-On-Wheels.

Separate, limited, dangerous, slow, substandard restricted system of lanes and paths.
 

Special classification of access, rights and rules.

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Go somewhere to ride

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Same rights and legal standing as every other vehicle operator.

Enforce safe sharable road design policies. Accommodation on every road. Sharable-width lanes, bikeable shoulders.

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Bicycle Traveler – a FREE bicycle touring magazine

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Bicycle Traveler was launched in 2011. We aimed to create a magazine that showcases bicycle travel and delves into why people dream of undertaking round-the-world tours.

BT’s carefully curated collection of articles and photographs are gathered from a diverse group of cycling enthusiasts worldwide. With the recent boom in bicycle touring, our magazine base has grown to more than 25,000 dedicated subscribers.

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They met on the Trans America bicycle trail in 1981 and since then have taken numerous bike trips, totaling more than 9 years over 5 continents. You can follow their two-wheeled travels at Impressions from Bicycle Travels.

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Bicycle Playing Cards – Vintage Back Designs

Vintage Back Designs of
Bicycle
Playing Cards

Bicycle
playing cards are probably the most recognizable brand of
playing cards in the world.  Although the average person probably
associates Bicycle brand playing cards with the famous “Rider Back” design, the United States
Playing Card
Company
, or “USPCC” (which produces the Bicycle brand)
actually
produced over 80 different back designs with the “Bicycle” name over
the first few decades of the brand’s existence.  The Rider Back
design is
obviously  the most familiar, having been in constant production
since
1887.  But this was actually the second design to carry the
“Bicycle” name; the first was the Old Fan
back design, which was first produced in 1885 (and recently revived to commemorate the 125th
anniversary of
the Bicycle brand).

Bicycle
playing cards were originally produced in red, blue, green, and
brown, but the green and brown decks were discontinued in 1927.

The
reader may observe that many of the designs were revised one or
more times and thus appear in multiple variants (e.g. Racer
Back No. 1
, Racer Back No. 2).  This
usually happened for one of two key reasons.  First, many of the
earliest
designs were “one-way” backs, i.e. the backs were asymmetrical. For
instance, several different backs contain a three-pronged wing in the
middle of
the card that can be oriented in 2 different ways.  In the early
1900’s,
most of these were revised to a four-pronged wing design to render the
backs
symmetrical.  (The one notable exception is the League
back, which was first printed in 1893 and is the only back to retain a
three-pronged wing.  It also appears that this back has never gone
out of
production, and is still a favorite among magicians because of its
asymmetry.)  Second, the USPCC tried to keep up with the times, so
it
periodically updated the decks to reflect newer designs in bicycles,
automobiles, and motorcycles.

Indeed,
it was the attempt to be trendy that launched the Bicycle line
in the first place.  According to company lore, in the early 1880’s, cycling — on
unicycles,
bicycles, and tricycles — was taking the country by storm.  It was
also
around this time that Russell & Morgan, the forerunners of the
United
States Playing Card Company, decided to produce a new line of cards and
asked
employees to suggest an attractive name for the new product.  In
light of
the cycling craze, a printer, “Gus” Berens, offered the suggestion
“Bicycle.”
His idea was enthusiastically accepted, and the company has been
producing the Bicycle
brand of cards ever since.

In the
past decade, the USPCC has begun to capitalize on the Bicycle
brand’s rich history, issuing a commemorative “Vintage
Design Series
” in 2006 and a more limited “Heritage
Design Series
” in 2010 and 2011, each of which featured re-printings of a
number of the old back designs.  The Bicycle brand has also been
looking to the
future in recent years, partnering with magic companies and other
entities to
produce