Happy Hump Day.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa fell off of his bike and broke his elbow after a cab driver pulled out abruptly in front of His Honor the other week.
The Mayor is now calling for a city Bike Summit to improve the city’s bike safety record.
In other news, Vancouver BC Mayor Gregor Robertson had his own brush with traffic death…. when he ran a red light without looking directly in front of a city bus. Don’t do that.
Speaking of city buses and crosswalks….
Online Bike Safety video library.
MAKE a kids’ bike jump.
Good Is wonders about Bike Polo.
MAKE: “all terrain bike” looks like something you’d see at a kinetics race.
Good on Scraper Bike.
WIRED: 4 man quadricycle looks like something you’d see at Maker Faire.
Another cargo bike collection with some of the usual suspects and a few extras.
London Bike Superhighways: The Cheers and the jeers.
Fast Company: Bike branding moves beyond the hipster ghetto.
Carry a big stick.
The price of gas around the world. Factoid: Filling up in Copenhagen will set you back about $110.
DIY Power Coating.