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San Jose: Bike lanes proposed for Moorpark Ave, Winchester Blvd

A long stretch of Moorpark Avenue and a short segment of Winchester Boulevard are scheduled for repaving as part of the city of San Jose Pavement Maintenance Program. When streets are re-paved, the San Jose Department of Transportation also looks for opportunities to implement city policies related to elements of the General Plan and Vision read more »

Bikes May Use Full Runway (Not)

As a teen I shared the road with military aircraft. This story of a guy who was knocked from his bike by an American Airlines flight at LAX reminds me of my own personal encounter with jet blast on a military base.

Why a “Bike to Shop” Day?

To celebrate Bike Month and encourage more people to #BikeEverywhere, we’re doing a Bike to Shop Day tomorrow in Silicon Valley, California. Here’s why.

Bike to Work Around the World

Happy National Bike Week in the United States. You probably know about and participate in the National Bike Challenge, in which you sign up to challenge yourself and your peers to ride more miles during the months of the challenge (May thru September). The more miles you ride, the more points you can earn for read more »

My two seconds of fame in this Bike to Work Day 2016 Video

Woo hoo! I make a special appearance for about two seconds in the background at 1:05 in a Bike to Work Day 2016 video from the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).

INSANE EXPLOSIVE! bike alarm

This is so crazy I’m surprised to see it on Kickstarter: Yannick Read has rigged up a ceremonial blank cartridge to explode when his bike or motorcycle is moved. This gizmo can be yours for about US$71, plus shipping.