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September 4, 2014 at 7:04 PM

Memorial ride planned Friday afternoon for bicyclist Sher Kung

A large group of people is expected to ride their bicycles slowly along Second Avenue in Seattle on Friday afternoon, in a community memorial for the bicyclist killed there last week. Sher Kung, a 31-year-old mother and attorney, was killed when a truck turned left into her bicycle as she rode to work. Her fiancee, Christine…

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May 15, 2014 at 1:48 PM

WSP seeking hit-and-run bicyclist in I-90 bridge collision

Hit-and-run drivers come in all shapes and sizes — and modes of transport. In this case, the Washington State Patrol is seeking the bicyclist in this photo because they suspect she was involved in a hit-and-run collision with another bicyclist on April 30 on the west end of the Interstate 90 Floating Bridge. The victim was riding east…

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May 7, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Design begins for safer Second Avenue bike lane

The Seattle Department of Transportation is aiming to build an interim, protected bike lane on Second Avenue by September — in time for the fall debut of Pronto! bikeshare. The lane will extend from Pike Place Market to Pioneer Square, said SDOT spokesman Rick Sheridan.  Mayor Ed Murray announced his September goal at a Cascade Bicycle Club…

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July 29, 2013 at 10:14 AM

Seattle Councilmember Conlin injured in car-bicycle crash

Seattle City Councilman Richard Conlin is back at work this afternoon, after his bicycle and a car collided Sunday in the Madrona neighborhood, breaking his right shoulder blade. His arm is in a sling but he can write and type, he said. Conlin was riding north on 34th Avenue, leaving home on his way toward a 43rd…

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June 28, 2013 at 6:01 AM

Chat replay: Bicycling conditions in Seattle

Join us at noon Friday for an online chat about bicycling conditions in Seattle. Our guests — Professor John Pucher of Rutgers University and Barb Chamberlain, executive director of the Bicycle Alliance of Washington — will take questions, joined by Mike Lindblom, Seattle Times transportation reporter. You can e-mail questions in advance to mlindblom@seattletimes.com. Related story: More

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July 17, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Guilty plea in hit-and-run that killed bicyclist in Seattle last July

A 28-year-old Normandy Park man who was arrested last month in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed bicyclist Michael Wang last year has pleaded guilty. King County prosecutors said that Erlin Garcia-Reyes pleaded guilty to felony hit-and-run on Tuesday and will face a prison term of 2 years and seven months to…

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June 7, 2012 at 10:10 AM

UPDATE: Suspect in bicyclist’s hit-and-run death ordered held on $500K bail

UPDATE: 3:04 p.m. | According to a statement of  probable cause released this afternoon by the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, police began focusing on the suspect, Garcia-Reyes, in April. Police said his silver 2002 Chevrolet Suburban (see photo below) matched the description of the vehicle that struck Wang. The affidavit says police…

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October 29, 2011 at 7:54 PM

Photos: Cyclocrossers pound mud at Magnuson

Cyclocross, its practitioners say, is “a bicycle-related sport combining the fitness of road riding, the technical bike handling skills of mountain biking, and the finesse of running,” all in a 30-60 minute event. That’s what was on display Saturday at Magnuson Park, when more than 700 riders competed in men’s, women’s and…

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