Good morning and Happy Wednesday. What’s happened in the world of biking since the New Year began?
Two years ago, Robert Choi and Barley Forsman quit their jobs at Specialized Bicycles and started their own high end road bike company, Volagi. Their former employer filed a lawsuit against them. Jury selection begins today. More in the Mercury News and Bicycle Retailer.
Team Type 1 in the running for the the Giro d’Italia. Congrats to them — they’ve been working hard for this.
Illinois cyclists outside of Chicago may now legally run red lights.
It’s not (just) about the bike: Mass transit could use some of the design love bikes and facilities have gotten lately.
Ride Boldly on people who bike: “At the end of the day, the cycling movement really needs to work on empowering people beyond the spandex-clad, the hipsters, the young, and find ways to reach out to people who feel forced to ride, and people who think riding is out of reach, such as many women, people with kids, etc. It’s a hard problem.”
Streetsblog SF wants your street dysfunction photos.
Bicycle Design returns from the holidays to post about this interesting vintage singlespeed.
Post Grape Nuts cereal sponsors USA Cycling.