I feel completely and utterly uninspired today, so you get a two-fer on the Wednesday roundup. There’s some good stuff below the fold.
Biking through a heat wave. Via Grist.
The new guy in charge of San Francisco’s transportation agency is a car free bike commuter!
How to become a bicycling ambassador. Via Planetizen.
Via various people – The Dutch Way: Bicycles and Fresh Bread:
That points up another mental difference: the willingness of Europeans to follow top-down social planning. America’s famed individualism breeds an often healthy distrust of the elite. I’m as quick as any other red-blooded American to bristle at European technocrats telling me how to live.
Poll: Latinos like bike lanes.
40 year old mom steals bike at gunpoint from a 14 year old girl.
Consumerist: Septuagenarian Walmart Greeter Chases Down Bike-Riding Shoplifter.
Ogden police officer hits boy on bicycle.
Watch the Tour of Utah live and online with the Tour Tracker: Thursday beginning at 11 AM, Friday at 5 PM, Saturday at 1 PM, and Sunday at 11 AM. All times are US Mountain Daylight Time (GMT-7).
New bike plan for Walnut Creek, CA.