First of all -- the regular San Jose to Palo Alto group commute is off tomorrow(Friday) and next week, though you're free to do this on your own if you'd like, of course.
REI and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of 5,200 Novara Afterburner Trailer Bicycles. The children’s trailer bicycle can detach from the adult bicycle, posing a fall hazard to children.
We Americans are getting too fat for our automobiles! "Many five-passenger vehicles are rated about 850 pounds, maxxing out if their five occupants weigh more than 170 pounds each. Six 200-pounders would overload the seven-passenger Dodge Grand Caravan minivan."
It seems like there is a new product recall every few days. I am especially concerned about all the recalls on recreational products and office products. I now have a personal file that alerts me to office product recalls. I also receive timely notices when one of my recrational toys has been recalled. You can receive the recalls and update notices at the product blog page.