bicycle signAccording to statistics released by the Department of Motor Vehicles, there were 39 wrecks involving bicycles and vehicles occurred in Lynchburg and the surrounding counties from 2009 through 2013. In some incidents, several bicycles were struck; and in all there were two reported fatalities. With warmer weather that comes with spring, the cycling season is gearing up again and city officials are encouraged riders to take advantage of the bike lanes being installed around the city.