For those of you unacquainted with this tradition, the Twilight Criterium is a nighttime professional cycling event that’s been taking place in downtown Athens, since 1980. One of the oldest and best attended crits in the nation, it’s become the centerpiece of a busy weekend that includes a 5k foot race, a BMX bike competition, and the Twilight Americana Music Festival.
In keeping with the theme of the weekend, we’ve put together a few cycling-related resources:
The Georgia Governor’s Bicycle Safety in Georgia website, a clearinghouse for Georgia laws relevant to cyclists, with tips & tools for cyclists, and bicycle and pedestrian links.
For enthusiasts of cycling’s legal history, we have this digitized gem from 1895, The road rights and liabilities of wheelmen : with table of contents and list of cases by George B. Clementson. It was the quote in the front that captured our attention:
To the devotees of terrestrial flight in its most exhilarating form, this little book is dedicated.
Terrestrial flight, indeed! Enjoy your Twilight Weekend!
photo credit: Kat Cole