11/2/19: Random Acts of Brightness with BIKE CLEVELANDKen participated in Bike Cleveland's Random Acts of Brightness event, passing out bicycle lights to other riders (while on his own bike!)
9/7/19: BIKE CLEVELAND Fundo sponsorship: 60-mile route
9/14/19: Bike Medina County sponsorship: Lake to Lake Harvest Bike Tour
7/4/19: Lakewood 4th of July Parade: KLF & Friends Cycling for Safety!Many thanks to all cyclists and other supporters who joined KLF at Lakewood's 4th of July parade, donning custom SAFE CYCLING tees designed by local illustrator Matt McLaughlin and created by Cleveland Print Co. Participants enjoyed Cleveland Bagel Company bagels and Rising Star coffee before heading over to the parade site. Bike Safety Coloring & Activity Books + Crayola packs, and red blink-y lights were passed out to local kids attending the parade, and as always, our Lakewood Police Department ensured a safe and enjoyable time during this annual event.
6/30/19: Cleveland Velodrome Women’s Cycling Clinic
6/1/19: Bike Parma BIKE Presentation
5/16/19: Silver Wheels Cycling Club (SWCC) BIKE Presentation
3/14/19: Ohio BIKE Continuing Legal Education (C.L.E.)
3/13/19: BIKE CLEVELAND Bikes and the Law Presentation at Happy Dog
3/11/19: Lake Erie Wheelers (LAW)/Cleveland Metroparks BIKE Presentation
2/5/19: Vision Zero Taskforce Vll Meeting
2/1/19: Maintenance & Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)
1/28/19: Design/Engineering Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)
1/14/19: Cleveland Touring Club (CTC) Annual Meeting
12/19/18: Knabe Law Firm Office PartyThanks to Eddie at Distill Table directly across from our office on Madison for hosting the Knabe Law Firm Christmas gathering in the beautiful Fridrich tasting room.
12/18/18: Custom Bike Rack Installation Ceremony at Lakewood Public Library Madison BranchKnabe Law Firm donated a custom Bike Lakewood bike rack to Lakewood Public Library Madison Branch. Ken cut the ribbon at the installation ceremony and was joined by representatives of LPL, Bike Cleveland, and the City of Lakewood.
11/14/18: Ohio Bicycle Federation Board MemberOn November 14, 2018 Ken accepted an invitation to be on the Board of the Ohio Bicycle Federation.
11/11/18: Bike Cleveland 2018 Strategic SummitKen attended the Bike Cleveland 2018 Strategic Summit, a once-every-five-year opportunity to help Northeast Ohio take the next big steps toward bicycle and pedestrian friendliness.
11/13/18: Vision Zero Taskforce Vl Meeting
10/15/18: Design/Engineering Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)
10/2/18: Vision Zero Taskforce lV Meeting
10/1/18: Enforcement Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)
9/7/18 – 9/9/18: NEOCycle Event Weekend
NEOCycle Race Presenting Partner (Cleveland Velodrome), with vendor space at the HUB at Edgewater Park!
8/21/18: Vision Zero Taskforce lll MeetingKen continues to volunteer his time and expertise with the Vision Zero Taskforce. He has been appointed co-chair of the Maintenance Subcommittee and is a member of the Enforcement and Design/Engineering Subcommittees. Since Ken is an avid cyclist and does all he can to prevent bike crashes, his main focus is preventing injury for all road users with special emphasis on bike safety. The Vision Zero Taskforce includes Cleveland City Council Safety Committee chaired by Councilman Matt Zone, and Bike Cleveland, to help Cleveland become the first city in Ohio to pass the important Vision Zero legislation, a comprehensive safety strategy to reduce and bring to zero the number of traffic related fatalities and severe injuries in Cleveland.
7/27/18: Bike Cleveland’s Bike To Work Day Presented by VeloSano, Supported by Knabe Law Firm Co., LPAKnabe Law Firm was a Corporate Supporter of the event.
7/21/18: VeloSano Ride for the Cure EventFundraising commitment of $1,000; Ken rode with Team Spin/Litzler Automation on the 50-mile ride option.
7/10/18: Vision Zero Taskforce ll MeetingKen volunteers his time and expertise with the Vision Zero Taskforce, including Cleveland City Council Safety Committee Chairman Matt Zone and Bike Cleveland, to help Cleveland become the first city in Ohio to pass the important Vision Zero legislation, a comprehensive safety strategy to reduce and bring to zero the number of traffic related fatalities and severe injuries in Cleveland.
6/29/18: Bike Cleveland’s Bike To Work Day Presented by VeloSano, Supported by Knabe Law Firm Co., LPAKnabe Law Firm was a Corporate Supporter of the event.
5/19/18: BAYarts Community Bike Fair in Bay Village
Ken shared safety and legal information at his Knabe Law Firm booth at the BAYarts Community Bike Fair in Bay Village.
5/18/18: Bike Cleveland’s Bike To Work Day Presented by VeloSano, Supported by Knabe Law Firm Co., LPAKnabe Law Firm was a Corporate Supporter of the event.
5/15/18: Vision Zero Taskforce MeetingKen met with the newly-formed Vision Zero Taskforce at Cleveland City Hall.
5/7/18 – 5/11/18: Bike Lakewood’s Bike to School Week
Ken donated tire patch kits to all the middle school children that took part in this event.
4/22/18 Bike Lakewood 2018 Roundtable at BottleHouse BreweryKen participated in a roundtable-style session with a group of Lakewood residents and business owners, including Ryan Sheldon and Mike Eden of Beat Cycles. This Bike Lakewood event was held at The BottleHouse Brewery and Mead Hall, on Madison Avenue a few blocks east of Knabe Law Firm.
4/17/18: Bike Cleveland Bike Smarts Educational SeriesKen presented on Traffic Laws/Legalities of Cycling at Bike Cleveland’s April 2018 Bike Smarts class at BC's Ohio City HQ.
4/1/18 Ohio Association for Justice PODCASTKen’s podcast covering bike safety/laws/insurance/Vision Zero, done in conjunction with Ohio Association for Justice goes live on this date! Ohio Bicycling and the Law
1/31/18: Vision Zero Hearing at Cleveland City HallL-R: Attorney Andy Young and Ken presented at the Cleveland City Council Safety Committee Vision Zero Hearing at Cleveland City Hall.
1/21/18 2018 Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting at The NashKnabe Law Firm had an information table, and Ken donated a high-quality tire pump as a raffle item at the 2018 Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting held at The Nash on East 80th in Cleveland’s historic Slavic Village.
12/1/17: Initial Vision Zero Meeting with Cleveland City Council
L-R: Jacob VanSickle, Olivia Ortega, Ken and Councilman Matt Zone
Ken presented at the Cleveland City Council Safety Committee Vision Zero Hearing at Cleveland City Hall.
11/4/17 Ohio Association for Justice 2017 Winter ConventionKen presented on Protecting Cyclists and Pedestrians by Preventing Truck Underride at the 2017 Ohio Association for Justice Winter Convention.
6/20/17: WKYC3 TV interview regarding the “dooring” epidemicKen was interviewed by local news channel wkyc3’s Tom “The Investigator” Meyer for the evening news on the topic of “dooring”.