Critical Mass http://blog.wlrn.org en Critical Mass Tonight In Miami and Fort Lauderdale http://blog.wlrn.org/post/critical-mass-tonight-miami-and-fort-lauderdale <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's that time of the month again.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tonight, the Critical </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mass swarm&nbsp;of bicycles share the road with cars&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in Miami and Fort Lauderdale</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The event usually happens at the end of every month -- to represent the <a href="http://www.themiamibikescene.com/2014/07/friday-july-25th-630pm-ride-starts-at.html">Miami Bike Scene</a>&nbsp;in Miami and to inspire road sharing.</span></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:39:16 +0000 Selima Hussain 36148 at http://blog.wlrn.org Critical Mass Tonight In Miami and Fort Lauderdale Critical Mass Might Be A Bit Different Tonight http://blog.wlrn.org/post/critical-mass-might-be-bit-different-tonight <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week the Miami Police Department addressed the monthly Critical Mass biking event as a "critical mess." Police Chief Manuel </span>Orosa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> wanted the group to be more organized and follow traffic rules.</span></p><p>On Wednesday he said police officers may or may not attend the event.</p><p>Today’s ride will be going through Little Havana, West Flagler, Grapeland Heights, Allapattah, Brownsville, Liberty City, Wynwood, Midtown, Edgewater, OMNI, Park West, and Downtown.</p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:48:16 +0000 Constanza Gallardo 34666 at http://blog.wlrn.org Critical Mass Might Be A Bit Different Tonight Miami Police Department Addresses "Critical Mess" Biking Event http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-police-department-addresses-critical-mess-biking-event <p>A monthly group bike ride in Miami may face police sanctions during its next event.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Critical Mass brings thousands of cyclists on the last Friday of every month as a way to promote safe cycling.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Miami Police Department thinks riders are not following state laws and make the roads dangerous for both cyclists and vehicle drivers. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:26:53 +0000 Constanza Gallardo 34563 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Police Department Addresses "Critical Mess" Biking Event Critical Mass Coincides With Game Six Of Heat Playoffs Tonight http://blog.wlrn.org/post/critical-mass-coincides-game-six-heat-playoffs-tonight <p>If you're driving through East Little Havana, West Miami, Flagami, West Flagler, West Little Havana, or downtown Miami Friday night, it's critical you take a look at the map below.</p><p>Starting at 6:30 p.m., hundreds of cyclists will gather at the Government Center downtown for Critical Mass in Miami, a group bike ride that happens in cities around the world on the final Friday of the month. The ride in Miami starts at 7:15 p.m.</p><p>Tomorrow is also Game Six of the NBA playoffs, which means traffic to see the Heat play the Pacers at the AmericanAirlines&nbsp;Arena will be dense.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:27:10 +0000 Selima Hussain 33122 at http://blog.wlrn.org Critical Mass Coincides With Game Six Of Heat Playoffs Tonight It’s That Time Again: Thousands Of Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets http://blog.wlrn.org/post/it-s-time-again-thousands-critical-mass-cyclists-take-streets <p style="margin: 0in 0in 11.25pt; line-height: 16.5pt; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 11.25pt; line-height: 16.5pt; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#333333">If you're driving through the center of Miami tonight, you need to take a close look at the map below.&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:26:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 29879 at http://blog.wlrn.org It’s That Time Again: Thousands Of Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets Here Is Tonight's Critical Mass Map And Info http://blog.wlrn.org/post/here-tonights-critical-mass-map-and-info <p>Commuters beware: <a href="http://www.themiamibikescene.com/2014/01/miami-critical-mass-friday-january-31st.html">Critical Mass Miami</a> will hold its monthly bike ride throughout the city tonight.&nbsp;</p><p>Riders will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Government Center downtown and the ride will end at The Filling Station Express on Northwest First&nbsp;Avenue. The 13-mile ride will pass through several neighborhoods, including Little Havana and the Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. See the map below for the complete route.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:16:56 +0000 Hillary Lindwall 27259 at http://blog.wlrn.org Here Is Tonight's Critical Mass Map And Info It's That Time Again: Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets This Black Friday http://blog.wlrn.org/post/its-time-again-critical-mass-cyclists-take-streets-black-friday <p></p><p>If you're driving through the center of Miami tonight, you need to take a close look at the map below.&nbsp;</p><p>The monthly group bike ride called Critical Mass is taking place again. Cyclists will be riding over 13 miles around Miami starting at Government Center and ending at Grand Central Park.</p><p>The Miami event usually draws a couple thousand cyclists and can back up traffic. The route changes every month.</p><p>Fort Lauderdale's Critical Mass will take off from the War Memorial Auditorium.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 24385 at http://blog.wlrn.org It's That Time Again: Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets This Black Friday The Sport Of Hardcourt Bike Polo Is Flourishing In South Florida http://blog.wlrn.org/post/sport-hardcourt-bike-polo-flourishing-south-florida <p>Forget American football for the moment. There&#39;s a lesser known sport gaining traction around the world and in South Florida, especially Broward County.</p><p>Hardcourt bike polo cropped up in Seattle in the early 2000s and is an underground version of grass bike polo, which was invented in Ireland in 1891.</p><p>Players form teams of three or four and use handcrafted mallets made from ski poles to skillfully maneuver&nbsp;a ball into a goal.</p><p>The games are played on streets and hard surfaces like basketball courts, tennis courts and roller hockey rinks.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:46:53 +0000 Andrea Richard 21046 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Sport Of Hardcourt Bike Polo Is Flourishing In South Florida It's That Time Again: Thousands Of Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets http://blog.wlrn.org/post/its-time-again-thousands-critical-mass-cyclists-take-streets-0 <p style="margin: 0in 0in 11.25pt; line-height: 16.5pt; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 15px; ">If you&#39;re driving through the center of Miami tonight, you need to take a close look at the map below.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 21218 at http://blog.wlrn.org It's That Time Again: Thousands Of Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets It's That Time Again: Thousands Of Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets http://blog.wlrn.org/post/its-time-again-thousands-critical-mass-cyclists-take-streets <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">If you're driving through the center of Miami tonight, you need to take a close look at the map below.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">The monthly group bike ride called Critical Mass is taking place again. Cyclists will be riding 12.5 miles around Miami starting at Government Center and ending at Grand Central Park.</span></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:18:22 +0000 Arianna Prothero 19847 at http://blog.wlrn.org It's That Time Again: Thousands Of Critical Mass Cyclists Take To The Streets Cyclists Rally In Miami Beach To Remind Drivers Of Traffic Safety http://blog.wlrn.org/post/cyclists-rally-miami-beach-remind-drivers-traffic-safety <p>On Saturday, August 16, a group of friends and supporters gathered for a "Cyclist Respect Rally"&nbsp;on the bike lane of 16th Street near the intersection with Jefferson Avenue in Miami Beach.</p><p>Along the street, they stood in a line between the car lane and the bike lane to create a human barrier where event coordinator Jessica Hunter was hit by a car earlier this month.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:21:52 +0000 Karelia Arauz 19223 at http://blog.wlrn.org Cyclists Rally In Miami Beach To Remind Drivers Of Traffic Safety Cars Stop, Bikes Go During Miami's Critical Mass Event http://blog.wlrn.org/post/cars-stop-bikes-go-during-miamis-critical-mass-event <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: #000000">On Friday night, thousands of cyclists gathered for this month’s Critical Mass event in Miami.</span></p><p><span style="color: #000000">B</span>icyclists and, to some extent skateboarders, inline skaters, roller skaters and other self-propelled commuters took to the streets en masse.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:54:56 +0000 Karelia Arauz 18161 at http://blog.wlrn.org Cars Stop, Bikes Go During Miami's Critical Mass Event South Florida Drivers Beware: Critical Mass Tonight http://blog.wlrn.org/post/south-florida-drivers-beware-critical-mass-tonight <p>The massive cycling event known as <a href="http://www.themiamibikescene.com" target="_blank">Critical Mass </a>is taking place tonight in South Florida. The monthly ride happens in major cities all over the world.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 20:59:37 +0000 Arianna Prothero & Gabriella Watts 18071 at http://blog.wlrn.org South Florida Drivers Beware: Critical Mass Tonight Lose Yourself On Two Wheels Touring Miami's Artsy Subculture http://blog.wlrn.org/post/lose-yourself-two-wheels-touring-miamis-artsy-subculture <p>Miami's quickly growing bike scene remains tightly interwoven with the city's other do-it-yourself-spirited, artsy subcultures.</p><p>Sure, there are plenty of people with fancy road bikes and Lycra suits joining Critical Mass and speeding along on group rides. But a large number of the scene's most outspoken two-wheelers are young people who push for bicycling less as an exercise form per se.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:28:04 +0000 Arielle Castillo 13060 at http://blog.wlrn.org Lose Yourself On Two Wheels Touring Miami's Artsy Subculture