If you’re stuck indoors because of poor air quality, maybe you can at least read about bike stuff over the weekend. This started out as a dump of links around the blogosphere, but there’s so much Bay Area news I’m sitting on I need to get that out of my system first.
But first of all let’s check out the extra saddle mounted at the front of this Retrovelo singlespeed cruiser. Photo by Robert in Dresden.
Bay Area bicycle news
San Mateo County bicyclists want facilities to get across Highway 101.
“Bicycle Powered” urban community supported agriculture in San Francisco. My Farm SF promises to provide and maintain backyard gardens using permaculture techniques and a basket of veggies from yours and other yards delivered weekly.
Middle school bicycle safety classes through the Palo Alto Recreation Department and taught by LCI Richard Swent. Go here for details. The next class is this Sunday, June 29 from 1 to 5:30 PM.
“Try Bicycling” video wins public access TV award. Members of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition created a bicycle promotion video and entered it in the national 2008 Hometown Videos competition, winning first place in the community events category. View the video here. Congrats to all involved.
VTA Citizen Advisory Committee opening. The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has an opening for a member from the West Valley cities. To be appointed to the seat, you must live in one of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, or Saratoga and be chosen by the city council members who sit on the VTA board and PAC from those cities. Click here from nomination forms.
Reminder: Write to Caltrain. Please.
More bicycle links
New site: Ride Fixed Gear. The website owner lives in Palo Alto.
Wall Street Journal: Saudi experts disagree on how to manage their oil. It’s an eye opening article.
More on the way later for your weekend reading pleasure….