Happy Hump Day. I hope you find this collection of stories useful.
Every cycling advocate should read this –> The Travails of a Novice Bike Commuter. I helped a hopelessly lost first time bike commuter last night on the Guadalupe River Trail in San Jose. She’s the fifth person I’ve helped find her way over the past three weeks. Lady Fleur and I are talking about some guerrilla wayfinding signs for the GRT south of Coleman Avenue, where everybody seems to get lost.
Olympic cyclist Joanna Roswell and her hair loss.
Another Peninsula charity ride: the Tour de Menlo takes place this Saturday to raise funds for Rotary Club programs.
Is Latin America the next biking paradise?
ADDICT X INSA Girls On Bikes [nudity, sort of]. T-shirts, too.
Ray Lahood blogs about a new bike path through Grand Teton National Park. It’s probably an example of a path we’re required to use under Federal law per the new MAP-21 transportation legislation.
Cycling across America on the old Route 66.
22-year-old student Michaela “Mickey” Shunick disappeared last May while biking home from a friend’s house. Searchers have since found her body after her Schwinn Madison fixed gear bike was located, and have charged a repeat sex offender with the homicide.
Conjoined twins Abby & Brittany ride a bicycle.
Instructables on bicycle commute with a suit.
Tucson Velo posted this video a couple of months back. And then he his own video on the local news with no attribution. Oops.
Quickie Link Love
- Bikes and the City
- Commute By Bike
- Biking In LA.
- Bicycle Chica.
- Silicon Valley Cyclist.
- My Life On Bikes.
- Baik Bike.
- Pseudo Polymath.
Some recent uses of my Flickr photos include:
- Some story about public vehicle charging stations uses my photo of a EV car charging spot at a Walgreens in Santa Cruz.
- San Jose Bike Party Get Lei’d on the Luau ride (har har). Takes place this Friday night.
- Russian Lifehacker illustrates a story about mountain biking with a photo I shot in San Francisco last year.
About the video: If I hear back from the TV station, I will forward it to you. To Debbie Bush, I sent
“I was unable to find any information on your website about:
How was it resolved?
As of now I don’t think it was. You can contact Tucson Velo on Twitter at
https://twitter.com/TucsonVelo and he’ll get back to you I’m sure.
The video was pulled from the station website. I did not see any statement from them about why they did so or what action they took regarding what smells like theft by a station employee.
I thought about copying email@example.com on this email, but it seems premature for at least a couple of days – OTOH, it seems a bit shady for them not to simply come clean immediately and at least get credit for doing right like I’m sure their ethics code requires. -Steve A
They paid $300 and took it down. Story here http://jimromenesko.com/2012/08/14/tv-station-agrees-to-pay-blogger-300-after-using-his-video-without-permission/
Great list. Found a few new blogs to follow!
if you follow the dashed center line on the grt it will get you through….
At least until you get to the sidewalk on Coleman. Even with that (faded) arrow, everybody is like “where now?”