The Top 8 PT Stretches Every Cyclist Should Know

The Top 8 PT Stretches Every Cyclist Should Know My friend and teammate, Tyler Arnett, is a fantastic and competitive cyclist. Currently racing as a Cat 2 cyclist he really knows his way around competitive cycling. He is also a fantastic physical therapist. I once asked him his thoughts on some of the best stretches cyclists should know in order …

The Nuts and Bolts to Fat Adapting

Webinar: The Nuts and Bolts to Fat Adapting and Intermittent Fasting to Boost Athletic Performance. Recently had the distinguished privilege of hosting an online webinar with pro cyclist and Athletic coach Anna Sparks. She is a feisty ball of energy and passion to say the least. Her driver and commitment to health lifestyles and top level athletic performance is hard …

Self Driving Uber Car Hits and Kills a Cyclist

In what is possibly the 1st ever fatal crash involving a self driving Uber, the police are routinely keeping everything close to the vest. There is video evidence in the case but it can’t be released yet “due to the ongoing investigation.” This crash involves a pedestrian and a bicycle and is landmark as there are no other precedents that …

“Shhhhh No One Cares”

I saw an interesting t-shirt for sale today on FaceBook and couldn’t help how it precisely captures the mindset of so many people I come into contact with through my business as a bicycle accident lawyer. As a committed cyclist and a dedicated bicycle crash lawyer I find it completely disturbing how little people seem to care about cyclists. Trust …

Kill A Cyclist And Get Away With It

As distributing as the title implies, in this article we discuss the tragic unfairness of bicycle laws that simply allow for drivers to hit and kill a cyclist with little to no punishments. So what happens if you hit and kill a cyclist in Arizona? I can tell you from years of personal experience representing the surviving family members of …

LOTOJA 2017

LOTOJA 2017 By: Ben Dodge, Esq., Ultra Cyclist For our 3rd year in a row now our team has been lucky enough to race LOTOJA. LOTOJA is the longest single day USAC sanctioned road race in the united states. It is approximately 203 (give or take) miles crossing through parts of Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. Starting in LOgan Utah, you …

Mastering “How to Pee” During a Bicycle Race

Mastering “How to Pee” During a Bicycle Race By: Ben Dodge, Esq., Ultra Cyclist Why the heck would you have to worry about peeing in a bicycle race? Why not just pull over and pee? Well, I admit that pulling over and peeing is by far the safest thing to do and the lawyer in me will always endorse safety! …

Today I Was Lucky…

In my career I have seen a lot of tragedies surrounding the sport and recreation of riding a bicycle. I have also experienced what seems to be at times the overwhelming nature of competitively training. The never ending long rides and the difficult day in and day out commitment to compete in significant bike races and events. Sometimes riding a …

“Hardest Ride Ever”

This morning I rode in a memorial ride for a fellow cyclist who was tragically struck and killed this past Wednesday. It was an honor to be a part of this ride because of the incredible love and support felt by everyone there, with an estimated 300+ cyclists in attendance. It was also heartbreaking because of the deep loss felt …

Arizona’s Bicycle 3 Foot Passing Law, true or false? Do you know when you’re protected? And when you’re not?!

Many states have a safe 3 foot passing law required by motorists to pass/overtake bicycles. However, there are misconstrued exceptions and wrong interpretations that may leave you as a cyclist in the lurch. Know your rights for when you are protected and when you are NOT. Lets break it down starting with the basics first. Arizona’s 3 foot passing law …