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3:00 am on Monday June 9, 2014

Tally: 186 bikes confiscated

A King Street program has confiscated 186 bikes since November, at $45 a pop that's $8,370 in impound fees.
10:15 am on Wednesday June 26, 2013

Reduce biking: Because trees are at fault for blocking cars, too

WTMA 1250 AM talk radio's Tara Servatius (@TaraServatius) shares an argument to restrict biking because driving a car and not hitting a biker is simply too much for texting, eating, and distracted drivers to comprehend.
4:04 am on Wednesday March 13, 2013

Wounded veterans to cycle through Charleston area this week

Image by USMC Wounded Warrior Regiment Some 30 injured war veterans will perform a three-day Wounded Warriors Lowcountry bike tour to raise awareness. Areas include the Isle of Palms, Patriots Point in Mount Pleasant, Moncks Corner, the Ravenel ...
5:23 am on Friday February 1, 2013

Bike path to link Folly through Isle of Palms gets a price tag (Update: Gaining momentum)

Image by Teaser image by Flickr user perctheory A video introduction to the project. Updates are at the bottom. Back in early 2010 an effort got underway to link the 24 miles from Isle of Palms through downtown Charleston to Folly Beach with an...
11:03 am on Thursday December 13, 2012

Fatal collision between car and bike rider on James Island (Updated)

Image by TheDigitel Update 2 at the bottom. A bike rider is dead after a Friday night collision with a pickup truck on James Island's Riverland Drive near James Island County Park.  Very few details are known about the circumstances or the cyclist'...
3:01 am on Thursday December 13, 2012

Beaufort native killed in collision between truck, bike on James Island (Update: Indictment)

TheDigitel (Update 2 at the bottom.) Beaufort native Matthew Denton, 40, died Friday night after colliding with a pickup truck while on a bike on James Island's Riverland Drive near Charleston near 10:30 p.m Very few details are known about the...
11:11 am on Tuesday November 27, 2012

Bikes, Brews, & BBQ: All you can for $20, and support a cause

Teaming up with Palmetto Brewing to support a cause of getting underprivledged youths on bikes, The Spokes Group Charleston is hosting their first Bikes, Brews, & BBQ. Get all you can eat and drink for $20.
3:52 am on Monday September 24, 2012

Two wheeled economics: Profiling the motivation of a bike thief

Image by Flickr user _ambrown Two locks are, usually, sufficient.Discuss bike thefts around anyone who has owned a bike in Charleston, and you're likely to be discussing it with someone who has had a bike stollen. Yours truly fits into that category...
10:56 am on Sunday September 16, 2012

On street bike locking coming to King Street

Image by Flickr user ridepelotoniaA bike corral in Portland.The City of Charleston is installing what is likely South Carolina's first bike corral on King Street next week. The row of fixtures to which bikes can be locked is an increasingly common...
9:23 am on Monday July 16, 2012

A mass bike ride to remember Charleston bike advocate Edwin Gardner

As a chance to remember Edwin Gardner and one his favorite passions, friends, family, and local cycling advocates are gathering for a bike ride on Saturday, July 21, at 9 a.m. All are invited to this community, family-friendly casual bike ride and...