May 2021: Lakewood Public Library Virtual Author Series

NOW LIVE! Check out Ken's Virtual Author talk regarding his book Cycling Rights, hosted by Lakewood Public Library! https://www.lakewoodpubliclibrary.org/cycling-rights/

4/28/21: Ohio to Erie Trail Webinar

On the Ohio to Erie Trail (OTET) webinar, OTET Board Member Ken shared an update regarding the Northern Section of the Trail, offering "insider tips" on the CVNP including the town of Peninsula, and Cleveland, with a focus on the near west side. Click link to read all about it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRfdIj7oLJI

4/9/21: Cleveland Law Library/Cleveland Public Library Cycling Rights Book Discussion Group

UPCOMING: On Friday April 9, 2021 from noon to 1 p.m. Ken will share insights from his book Cycling Rights: Bicycles, E-Bikes & Micro-Mobility Vehicles. Find out what you need to know to ride legally and stay safe this cycling season! To register: https://tinyurl.com/1mvkmh32

1/28/21: Bike Cleveland 2021 Annual Meeting Raffle

Knabe Law Firm has donated a special bike for this year's raffle. The Fairdale & Neckface Flyer is a limited-edition model, with only 200 made worldwide and less than five in Cleveland! Ken is also providing coordinating Fairdale water bottles.

1/14/21: Bike Law + Cycling Rights ZOOM webinar with Columbus Outdoor Pursuits

Ken engaged with virtual attendees re. cycling safety and the law at "Inspire by the Fire" presented by Columbus Outdoor Pursuits!

12/4/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

12/2/20: 90.3 WCPN ideastream/The Sound of Ideas interview

Many thanks to the team at 90.3 WCPN/ideastream’s The Sound of Ideas! During his interview, Ken shared tips re. cycling safety and the law from his book "Cycling Rights: Bicycles, E-Bikes & Micro-Mobility Devices".

12/2/20: The Columbus Dispatch interview

Big thanks to Joe Blundo for his article in the Columbus Dispatch titled “Bike attorney shares experiences and do's and don'ts of riding on the road”! https://www.dispatch.com/story/lifestyle/2020/12/02/bike-attorney-kenneth-j-knabe-shares-insights-his-new-book/6395505002/

11/18/20: The Lakewood Observer interview

Many thanks to Publisher Jim O’Bryan of The Lakewood Observer for the recent article featuring Ken's book “Cycling Rights: Bicycles, E-Bikes & Micro-Mobility Devices”. Jim has been involved in the cycling scene since the genesis of Bike Lakewood!

11/6/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

10/22/20: Bike Cleveland Virtual Book Launch

Bike Cleveland generously hosted a virtual book launch via Zoom for Ken's book Cycling Rights: Bicycles, E-Bikes, & Micro-Mobility Devices!

10/2/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

9/13/20: Memorial ride for cyclist Sylvia Bingham who was tragically killed.

In the video below, Greater Cleveland's Bicycle Attorney, Ken Knabe (wearing blinking black bike helmet) talks about the importance of truck side guarding and Cleveland's Vision Zero legislation, with truck safety colleague, Attorney Andy Young.


9/4/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

9/1/20: Cycling Rights: Bicycles, E-Bikes & Micro-Mobility Devices published!

8/7/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

6/5/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

5/1/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

4/3/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

3/21/20: Silver Wheels Cycling Club Presentation

Ken presented Bike Safety: The Law and Real Cycling Applications at Silver Wheels Cycling Club's Rider/Ride Leader Seminar

3/6/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

3/3/20: Ohio to Erie Trail (OTET) Board Meeting

Ken provided updates regarding the Northern Section of the Ohio to Erie Trail.

2/7/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

1/10/20: Maintenance and Vehicle Fleet Subcommittee Meeting (Vision Zero Taskforce)

11/2/19: Random Acts of Brightness with BIKE CLEVELAND

Ken 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 Party

Thanks 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 Branch

Knabe 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 Member

On November 14, 2018 Ken accepted an invitation to be on the Board of the Ohio Bicycle Federation.

11/11/18: Bike Cleveland 2018 Strategic Summit

Ken 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 Meeting

Ken 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., LPA

Knabe Law Firm was a Corporate Supporter of the event.

7/21/18: VeloSano Ride for the Cure Event

Fundraising commitment of $1,000; Ken rode with Team Spin/Litzler Automation on the 50-mile ride option.

7/10/18: Vision Zero Taskforce ll Meeting

Ken 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., LPA

Knabe 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., LPA

Knabe Law Firm was a Corporate Supporter of the event.

5/15/18: Vision Zero Taskforce Meeting

Ken 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 Brewery

Ken 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 Series

Ken 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 PODCAST

Ken’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 Hall

L-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 Nash

Knabe 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 Convention

Ken 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” epidemic

Ken was interviewed by local news channel wkyc3’s Tom “The Investigator” Meyer for the evening news on the topic of “dooring”.
https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/investigations/investigator-bicyclists-car-doors-collide-with-painful-results/95-455572541

5/20/17: 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.

5/7/17: H2O’s Bikes & Bands Event in Lakewood

Ken sponsored H2O’s Bikes & Bands – a Lakewood fundraiser providing bikes, repair equipment, helmets and locks for Lakewood kids in need, with a huge heart for its immigrant/refugee population.

4/30/17: Cuyahoga Country Public Library Bike Safety Talk in South Euclid

Ken presented a bike safety talk at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library.  

4/4/17: Heights Bicycle Coalition Bike Safety Talk in Cleveland Heights

Ken presented regarding bike safety for the upcoming season at Heights Coalition Bike meeting. In October 2013, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the City of Cleveland Heights as a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community!  

3/16/17 Bike Lakewood Biking Conference

Ken hosted Bike Lakewood's 2017 Lakewood Biking Conference at Knabe Law Firm.  

3/13/17: Lake Erie Wheelers Bike Safety Talk in Lakewood

Ken presented regarding bike safety at the Lake Erie Wheelers cycling club event held at Around the Corner in Lakewood.

3/1/17: VeloSano + Team Spin/Litzler Meet & Greet in Cleveland’s Battery Park

Ken hosted a Meet & Greet event at his home for VeloSano and the Team Spin/Litzler Automation Race Team.

2/22/17: Akron Bicycle Club Safety Talk at Papa Joe’s in Akron

Attendees took in Ken's presentation for the Akron Bicycle Club regarding bike safety while enjoying Southern Italian fare at Papa Joe's popular family-run restaurant in Akron.    

1/22/17 2017 Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting at The Nash

Ken donated high-quality front and back bike lights as raffle items at the 2017 Bike Cleveland Annual Meeting held at The Nash on East 80th in Cleveland’s historic Slavic Village.