Gaelen Merrit’s Open Letter to Waterloo Region Record

My <Gaelen Merrit> open letter to Waterloo Region Record: I am writing this letter in response to Paige Desmond’s article regarding the recent abolition of the “no cycling two abreast” bylaw in the Region (http://m.therecord.com/…/6688588-side-by-side-cycling-gets-…), and in general the majority of articles written by this newspaper on the topic. The article does not provide an opinion/quote from a) a qualified expert on the subject or b) the opinion of someone most affected by this change – a cyclist! In fact, the only quotes are doomsday reckoning “cyclists will be dead right” and “we already have it hard enough with cyclists … Continue reading Gaelen Merrit’s Open Letter to Waterloo Region Record

Lights of Life – Meeting #2 UW Davis Center @7pm

Lights of Life is an initiative sparked by Brendan Lowther (a man of many titles who also happens to blog at WaterlooBikes every so often). The idea is to bring the community together and put lights on our unlit bikes. We had one meeting in December and numerous conversations. This is a second meeting to explore the idea and start executing. We’re trying to get everyone at the table; cyclists, city representatives (Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge), Waterloo Cycling Club, UW Feds, Ride with Lance, bicycle shops, Region of Waterloo, Waterloo Region Police Services. 2nd Meeting – Jan 19 – UW Davis … Continue reading Lights of Life – Meeting #2 UW Davis Center @7pm