Bicycle Law - National Help

We are cyclists. We are attorneys. We are Bicycle Law. And we are deeply committed to obtaining justice for injured cyclists. Founded in 2000 by Olympian, national champion, and former pro racer Bob Mionske, Bicycle Law is the first bicycle law practice ever to exclusively represent cyclists. We get cycling. We get cyclists. We get you. If you’ve been injured in a bicycle crash, Bicycle Law is here to help you.

The Law Practice of Bob Mionske

As urban density increases and renewed interest in cycling reaches unprecedented levels, it is an exciting time for bicycling in the United States. In many places though, the laws and the road access for cyclists have not kept up. Conflicts occur between bicyclists and motorists. Regardless of the cause of a crash, the outcome tends to be worse for the cyclist than the car.

Bicycle Law was founded by Bob Mionske with one goal: to help cyclists. Given Bob’s unique professional cycling background crossed over with his lawyering, he is regularly approached by attorneys (and cyclists directly) for input on bicycle collisions. Cause, effect, and liability.

Bob is licensed in Oregon and practices law through his firm, The Law Offices of Bob Mionske. Given his contacts in the national bicycling community and his expertise, Bob is happy to speak with you wherever you are located. If appropriate, he will associate local counsel on matters.

If you want to speak to us about a crash, your rights, or an advocacy matter, please call 866-VELOLAW (866-835-6529) or email info@bicyclelaw.com.

 About Bicycle Law

Bicycle Law specializes in helping cyclists protect their legal rights and obtain justice after they have been injured in a bicycle crash.

 Legal Issues for Cyclists

Find out how to handle bicycle accidents, insurance issues, defective cycling products and traffic tickets.

 Bicycle Safety

How to avoid car-on-bike accidents, emergency maneuvers every cyclist should know, how to avoid bike theft and more.

Bicycle Law, founded in 2000 by Olympian, national champion, and former professional racer Bob Mionske, devotes itself to fighting for cyclists’ rights. To read some of Bob’s work, check out his columns, Legally Speaking and Road Rights, and his book Bicycling & the Law.

Member of the Bike Law Network

Bicyclelaw.com is a member of Bike Law, a national network of dedicated and highly experienced cycling attorneys who focus on cycling advocacy and the protection of injured cyclists across the country.

Latest News

November 5, 2014 in Bicycle Law in the News, Blog, Media, Media Articles

Bob Mionske on the 3-foot Law

This news article featuring Bob Mionske has been reproduced here for our archives. To access the original article, follow the link. Slowtwitch: Bob Mionske on the 3-foot law Written by: Dan…
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June 17, 2014 in Bicycle Law in the News, Blog, Media, Media Articles

Big Ideas: Idaho Stop is One Hot Potato

This news article featuring Bob Mionske has been reproduced here for our archives. To access the original article, follow the link. The Toronto Star: Big Ideas: ‘Idaho stop’ is one hot…
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January 10, 2014 in Bicycle Law in the News, Blog, Media, Media Articles

Let’s (Not) Avoid the Real Issues

Let’s (Not) Avoid the Real Issues This news article featuring Bob Mionske has been reproduced here for our archives. To access the original article, follow the link. By Editor on…
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July 12, 2013 in Bicycle Law in the News, Blog, Media, Media Articles

Cyclists Say There’s a Pro-motorist Bias when Tragedy Strikes

Bangor Daily News: Cyclists say there’s a pro-motorist bias when tragedy strikes This news article featuring Bob Mionske has been reproduced here for our archives. To access the original article,…
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Latest Articles

April 21, 2021 in 2021, Articles

Legally Speaking: Cyclist-pedestrian crash liability

The VeloNews legal expert offers a few tips on who is responsible when a cyclist-pedestrian or cyclist-cyclist crash occurs. For most roadies, a “collision” usually means either a car-on-bike crash…
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April 21, 2021 in 2020, Articles

Legally Speaking: When to use bicycle lights during daylight hours

You should always ride with lights at night, but what about during the day? Bob Mionske explores some specific examples when riders may be legally advised to use lights during…
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April 21, 2021 in 2020, Articles

Legally Speaking with Bob Mionske: Have bikes been treated as ‘essential’ during the pandemic?

People still need to move around even when they’re sheltering in place and practicing social distancing. Bike booms have come and gone, but bicycles and cyclists have never gone away.…
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March 19, 2020 in 2020, Articles

Legally Speaking: Update on Florida teen arrest

State Attorney Phil Archer announced that that his office would not be prosecuting the case, and that all criminal charges in the case had been dropped. Last month, a group…
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Bicycling and The Law

Bob Mionske is the author of “Bicycling & The Law,” the first legal book written for cyclists since 1895. The book makes the law both entertaining and understandable and is a definitive resource answering bicycle-related legal questions.