Bicycle


German Cop Borrows Kid’s Bike To Pursue Suspect

When a police car got stuck on a narrow path while pursuing a moped-riding suspect, the officer jumped on a child’s bike and successfully chased and arrested the suspect. The…

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Bike Law Set for Knesset Approval

A bill to encourage the use of bicycles is set to be voted upon by MKs on Tuesday, after the Ministerial Law Committee approved it for legislation on Sunday. The…

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New Rule: No Electric Bikes for Riders Under 16

Last week alone, half a dozen kids across Israel were injured from falls or crashes on electric bikes – the latest on Motzoei Shabbos, when a 15-year-old riding a bike…

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Felder Launches Bike Safety Project

State Sen. Simcha Felder on Tuesday visited local day camps to discuss the importance of wearing helmets as part of his “Wear a Helmet” Campaign, which was launched together with…

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Regional Briefs – August 6, 2015

Final Madoff Defendant Gets 6 Months in Prison NEW YORK – The last defendant charged in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme was sentenced Wednesday to six months in prison, The…

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Citi Bikes Soon to Allow Riders to Count Calories

New Yorkers may soon be able to count calories burned and miles traveled while pedaling Citi Bikes, the popular bicycle-sharing program that is undergoing a major overhaul under new leadership.…

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Regional Briefs – January 30, 2015

East Ramapo Among 90 Stressed School Districts ALBANY – East Ramapo is one of 90 fiscally stressed school districts, New York state’s comptroller found, or 13 percent of the 672…

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Motivated to Ride? Bike Company Changes Name

Now that it has moved from laid-back Portland, Oregon, to amped-up New York, the company that runs bike-sharing programs in New York, Chicago and other major cities is changing its…

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NYC Bike Share Audit Reveals Problems

An audit of New York’s bike share program reveals spotty maintenance, poor cleanliness and defective parking stations. That’s what city Comptroller Scott Stringer reported in his review of New York…

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Free Bike Registration in Flatbush on Monday

Residents of Flatbush can register their bikes for free on Monday at an event organized by Councilman Chaim Deutsch, Flatbush Shomrim and the NYPD 60th Precinct. The event will be…

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