08 Sep '11, 12pm

Where the official bike lane stopped, intrepid cyclists in Sacramento painted their own lines and kept it going:

Where the official bike lane stopped, intrepid cyclists in Sacramento painted their own lines and kept it going:

Elly Blue is on a monthlong Dinner & Bikes tour around the western U.S., along with Portland bike filmmaker Joe Biel and traveling vegan chef Joshua Ploeg . This is one of her thrice-weekly dispatches from the road about bicycle culture and economy. Read them all here . Sacramento, Calif.: Nearly every night on tour, Joe plays a short movie of some guerilla traffic engineering in action. As our event wound down in Sacramento, someone found me out back and said, "There's a handmade bike lane here in town, out by the zoo." We headed out to pursue the lead on our way out of town. "It's on a hill," my confidant said. On a long drive down winding, sidewalk-free road through Land Park, we had plenty of false alarms as we passed badly faded, eroded, and re-striped bike lanes. But at the end of the road was a slight uphill, and as we got closer we could see the marks of a DIY pain...

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