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‘Cyclists should be shot’

So says former mayor of Madison Wisconsin Paul Soglin on his blog: The bicyclists who braved the week’s second storm should be taken out and shot. Spare them and the poor driver, when they skid on treacherous streets and slide under the wheels of a truck delivering fresh vegetables. A post like that in a read more »

Voters, cyclists, Devil’s Slide, and more

I hope you’re having a wonderful Thursday. Busy day at the office so I’ll blast these tidbits out and hope somebody can find something useful from them.

Close Santa Cruz Highway 9 for cyclists only?

California State Route 9 is the main route for the small mountain communities that dot the San Lorenzo River valley in Santa Cruz County. This narrow, twisty two lane route also is a favorite for local road cyclists. The Street Smarts Santa Cruz column in the Sentinel printed this proposal for Highway 9.

Don’t honk at cyclists, Bro

Whenever I ask non-cyclists not to honk at cyclists, they often react with surprise. “I sometimes honk to let you know I’m behind you!” they explain.

Up Chuck on Revolights City v2.0 Wheels

Revolights sent me a set of their City v2.0 Wheels a few weeks ago. These are wheels with Revolights light rings riveted to the rims. The v2.0 City Wheels come available with a fixed gear hub, a singlespeed hub, or a Shimano 9/10 speed compatible freehub with 36 spoke 2 cross. I am testing the read more »

Meeting Thursday for Menlo Park bike lanes

Lady Fleur looks at a Menlo Park bike lane where parking is also allowed near a private school on Laurel Street at Oak Grove. If Laurel Street in Menlo Park is 42 feet wide, how do you divide the roadway so everyone gets what they need? Or should some people’s needs get higher priority than read more »