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Gears & Gadgets: Brake Adjustment

Gears & Gadgets: Brake Adjustment

Gears & Gadgets, May 2015:   Brake Adjustment This installment of Gears & Gadgets will focus on proper brake adjustment.  Proper brake adjustment is crucial to riding safety and efficiency.  An instructor once jokingly told me “brakes just...
Angeles police acquire bicycles for beat patrol

Angeles police acquire bicycles for beat patrol

By REYNALDO G. NAVALES, the Sun-Star, Philippines, May 12, 2015 ANGELES CITY -- The Angeles City police office has acquired an initial of eight bicycles which will be used in beat patrol and police community relation by select police officers. Senior...
Minneapolis police build relationships with kids

Minneapolis police build relationships with kids

“Bike Cops for Kids” brings cops into struggling neighborhoods to build positivity. By Elizabeth Smith, Minnesota Daily, May 7, 2015 Minneapolis police officer Michael Kirchen poses with his bike and helmet on May 5, 2015. Kirchen works with the program, "Bike Cops...
Greensboro police to increase bike patrols

Greensboro police to increase bike patrols

Posted: Thursday, May 7, 2015 5:15 pm, Greensboro News & Record GREENSBORO — As part its Neighborhood Oriented Policing plan, Greensboro police will increase its bicycle patrols.  According to a news release, the patrols will offer more opportunities for personal...
Oakland should invest in bicycles for police

Oakland should invest in bicycles for police

By Chip Johnson. San Francisco Chronicle, May 7, 2015 A protester rides by police during a May Day protest in Oakland, Calif. on Friday, May 1, 2015. Photo: Tim Hussin, Special To The Chronicle While residents prepare to celebrate the Bay Area&rsquo...
Council leader knocks May 1 police tactics

Council leader knocks May 1 police tactics

by David Kroman, Crosscut, May 6, 2015 16 people were arrested Friday. Photo Credit: Dan Bassett In the week leading up to May Day, Seattle Police Department officers practiced bicycle track stands in Tukwila, riding up to cones and pausing for eight...