Interbike organizers are apparently contemplating demo days on the USA east coast near Providence, Rhode Island. Interbike sent surveys to mid-Atlantic and New England retailers in November to gauge their interest in this event. Read more at Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.
More bicycle news
James has been reviewing the Strida folding bicycle.
Bicycling magazine: Gear list for 24+ hour adventure races.
Bike Chicago: Five winter bike commute necessities. They’re tires, fenders, lights, lube, and (since this is a shop’s blog) a winter tune up special with coupons. They also list another Top 5: Reasons why folding bikes make great Christmas gifts.
What about Cyclocross?
I need to promote this to its own article. In case I forget: The SF Bay Area Air Quality Management District distributed a memo prohibiting bicycle transportation for employees “in the course of their work duties” because “the potential for serious injury is much greater riding a bicycle than driving a car.” Grrrr….
Cafiend on Specialized’s Interbike publicity stunt.
A Velodrome in Orange County, California?
Singapore: Bicycle safety low hanging fruit?
Bicycle jokes that you’ve probably already heard.
Lisbon bicycle blog in Portuguese.
650B, Is it for me?
Sunrace Driven preview: Drool worthy photos.
Go speed racer: Over Drive is an anime series on a Japanese cyclist winning the TdF. Maybe he’s the only one who can pass the dope tests. Check this plot description: “The top racer is a Japanese boy named Shinozaki Mikoto. ‘Why dont you join our bicycle club?’ said Fukazawa, Shinozaki Mikotos secret love. Unfortunately, despite being a high school student, he doesnt know how to ride a bike. With no real idea of what the bicycle club is, he earnestly practices.” In Japanese with English subtitles.