By Charles Pekow ▪ Sometime next year, you may be able to ride a bike comfortably to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Currently, you can only get there via the St. Route 159, which is heavily trafficked and not pleasant or safe for cyclists. So the Bureau of Land Management and Federal Highway Administration are…Read More
The natural scenery of Red Rock is breathtaking along SR 159 and SR 160.
The manmade scenery of fast-moving cars and motorcycles — and dangerous motorist behavior — is also part of the dynamic along these busy corridors.
It’s no secret that LVSportsBiz.com has publicized the need for the state Department of Transportation…
By Alan Snel ▪ Ah, good ol’ Nevada State Road 159. Also known as good ol’ West Charleston Boulevard, where the two-lane state road that cuts through Red Rock Canyon enters the suburban high-end, pricey, crime-never-happens-here mega-sprawl known as Summerlin. As the road leading to the Red Rock Scenic Drive and the federal Bureau of…Read More
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — An event was held to help spread awareness for cyclist and emergency vehicle safety in the valley Monday morning. The general manager of Quality Towing James Stahl is expected to attend with local law enforcement. Stahl’s employee Ryan Bilotte was killed on March 9 on the 215 Beltway when a driver…Read More
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — A memorial has been installed, remembering the five cyclists killed just outside the Las Vegas Valley in December. The Ghost Bike memorial will be a permanent fixture of Downtown Summerlin. The memorial was unveiled in January, but was given its display in Downtown Summerlin on Thursday. On December 10, a box…Read More
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — More than 300 people turned out for a memorial and unveiling of a ghost bike in dedication to five cyclists killed in a crash south of the Las Vegas Valley late last year. The Dec. 10 crash resulted in the deaths of Aksoy Ahmet, 48, Michael Murray, 57, Gerrard Nieva, 41, Erin…Read More
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The “LV5 Ghost Bike” was unveiled outside the Las Vegas Ballpark this morning. Today’s event honored the five local cyclists who were killed on December 10, after being struck by a truck. The LV5 are s Aksoy Ahmet, 48, Michael Murray, 57, Gerrard Nieva, 41, Erin Ray, 39, and Tom Trauger, 57….Read More
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Today, a new memorial honors five cyclists who were killed on the U.S. 95 near Boulder City last month. The new Las Vegas 5 Ghost Bike memorial sits in the south parking lot of the Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin. RELATED: Vegas-area cyclists emphasize road safety after tragic crash It was…Read More
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — On Saturday, our community remembered the five cyclists that were tragically killed in a crash near Searchlight last December. A Ghost Bike memorial was unveiled in their honor. This “LV5” Ghost Bike memorial is placed right next to a popular bike path and intersection, near Charleston Boulevard and the 215, in the…Read More
Cyclists, family and friends attend the LV5 Ghost Bike unveiling and memorial at Las Vegas Ball Park’s south lot in Las Vegas Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021. The ghost bike honors Aksoy Ahmet, 48, Michael Murray, 57, Gerrard Nieva, 41, Erin Ray, 39, and Tom Trauger, 57. The cyclists were killed when they were stuck by…Read More
When Donna Trauger addressed a crowd of more than 300 in Summerlin on Saturday morning, she told them not to view the death of her husband and four other bicyclists as “an accident.” “Cyclists are rarely injured accidentally,” she said. “On the contrary, in the overwhelming number of occurrences, a driver made a choice or…Read More