Hump Day

Happy Hump Day, and welcome to another bike news roundup.


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Northern California Cyclocross kicks off September 10, 2011.

Bike Snob pokes fun at a San Francisco bike promotion video. Some of the people in that video blog at Change Your Life Ride a Bike.



Painted lanes on the overcrowded Golden Gate Bridge. Four bike crashes typically occur each year on the GGB. Since the western bikeway closure two months ago, two crashes have happened. Dear Golden Gate Bridge District: That’s not a solution. Open a road lane to cyclists on the weekends!

Bike share in Oklahoma City, OK. The city’s sustainability office plans to pilot the program this fall at four locations, with a full program launch next spring.

Epidemic of car-mounted bike rack thefts in Massachusetts.

A majority of New Yorkers support additional bike infrastructure.

Cycle Chic is not just about girl watching.

In Mississippi, you can apparently run over a cyclist while talking on the phone, stop to check the damage, get back in the car and run over the same cyclist again in front of witnesses and get away with it.

Belinda Williams returns to cycling after facing down a life threatening illness.

Bike Hugger spots a bike nerdy license plate.

Salud!

5 Comments

  • MikeOnBike
    August 3, 2011 - 11:29 pm | Permalink

    The two-way bike “lane” on the Golden Gate bridge appears to be only about 4 or 5 feet wide.  How is that supposed to work?

    http://www.sfexaminer.com/files/blog_images/sfbridgesigns0803.jpg

  • August 4, 2011 - 1:33 am | Permalink

    I’ve never felt comfortable with Cycle Chic.  Who’s going to start the Bicycle Fred movement?

  • August 4, 2011 - 3:50 am | Permalink

    Thanks for another great round up.  Life’s been a little busy for me this week so it’s nice to catch up on all the goodness so easily.

    Darryl

  • August 4, 2011 - 7:25 pm | Permalink

    re: Cycle Chic is not just about girl watching.

    Thats your story and your sticking with it? :)

  • August 4, 2011 - 7:47 pm | Permalink

    I’m all about the big picture, man.

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