Saturday, July 14, 2012

More hazards on bike path

Large cement stones pose hazard to cyclistss
As if the recreational cyclist didn't have enough obstacles to a safe and smooth ride along Ocean Parkway, large pieces of broken curbstones have appeared on the west mall bike path.  It seems that these stones that appear mostly between Avenue U and Avenue R have been placed into the bike lane for whatever purpose. Even though we have moved many of them to a safer space the stones reappear back in the path.  Hopefully a recent phone call to the Parks Dept will expedite their complete removal.  In the meanwhile if you come across one that poses an immediate hazard please push it into the grass if you can. Sudden contact with these objects can cause serious injury to the rider or damage to the bike.