Joseph Robinson, twenty-one years old, an avid cyclist, and a staff member at Jax in Irvine, was killed early on Super Bowl Sunday morning. The incident occurred on Santiago Canyon road about 7 a.m. It appears that the driver who hit him fled the scene but was arrested later in the day.
More details can be found at this article posted by the Orange County Register, which has graciously allowed the general public access to the report.
There will be a memorial ride this Wednesday. Here's the information, as provided by Jax:
In honor of Joseph Robinson Jax Bicycle Center is holding a memorial ride on Wednesday, February 5th. We will be meeting at Jax Bicycle Center – Irvine at 6:30 am to ride to Joseph’s “Ghost Bike” memorial site on Santiago Canyon Road / Loma Ridge Jeep Trail in Orange, CA. For those of you who don’t wish to ride, you are welcome to drive to the “Ghost Bike” memorial which will take place at 7:15 am.
When: Wednesday, February 5th 2014 at 6:30 am
Where: Jax Bicycle Center – Irvine
14210-6H Culver Dr., Irvine, CA 92604
Ghost Bike Memorial
When: Wednesday, February 5th 2014 at 7:15 am
Where: Santiago Canyon Road / Loma Ridge Jeep Trail in Orange, CA 92869