Cyclist and Activist 'Roadblock' Injured In Hit and Run
On Monday night, the well-known cyclist and activist, who goes by Roadblock, was thrown from his bike after a driver rear-ended him going 45 miles per hour. The accident occurred on N. Glendale just before Park and the driver was said be in a dark gray sedan, plate number 6GYC11.
Unfortunately, it seems like such stories are becoming much too frequent, especially in this part of town, around Glendale between the 101 and Sunset.
Roadblock (recently interviewed by KCET) is most known for his involvement and dedication to the LA bike scene, as he made up part of the original 6-person crew that set out on an 18-mile ride around the city back in 2004 which later became the Midnight Ridazz. According to Metblogs' Will Campbell:
When Midnight Ridazz blew up huge a couple years later with rides at times drawing more than a thousand cyclists, the founders decided to step back and give the once-a-month phenomenon over to the bike community. From there Roadblock opened up midnightridazz.com as something of a portal and incubator in which people could hatch and grow and celebrate their own rides. Genius.