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Hi all, and thank you so much for the kind words yesterday about my family’s loss. It means a lot to me and I really appreciate your thoughts. This guy is headed toward De Anza Boulevard on Stevens Creek in Cupertino, California. Photo by me. Just for fun I called 511 from my cell phone read more »

Pushback on Caltrans proposal to close Skyline in Daly City

Caltrans District 4, which covers the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, celebrates Bike Month by banning bikes from the primary bikeway connecting the Pacific Coast side of San Francisco with the Peninsula. The hundreds of people who bike this way every week complain to the District. Let’s hope they listen. I buried the lede on read more »

Wonky bike policy, a bike train, and a bike race

Amgen Tour of California Women’s Race ended on Mothers’ Day with Olympic Gold Medalist Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands narrowly edging ahead of local favorite Katie Hall during the 4th Stage circuit race in Sacrmento. The Amgen Tour of California Men’s Race continues today with a finish in San Jose. Watch live on read more »

Driver kills man on bike in Soquel, California

The Santa Cruz County California Highway Patrol responded to a fatality traffic collision after an 18-year-old man drove his vehicle into the back of a westbound 31-year-old man riding a bicycle on Soquel Drive near Rosedale Avenue at 8:30 P.M. Wednesday night. Update: The cyclist has been identified as Kevin “Jack” Meehan, who moved to read more »

Fukushima bicycle samurai

The three-day Sōma Nomaoi Festival [ 相馬野馬追 ] in Fukushima Prefecture finished yesterday. The locals dress up like 15th century samurai and ride their bicycles to medieval battle re-enactments. Embed from Getty Images

For those about to ride, we salute you

A salute to Ian, David, Dan, Karen, Brent, Karl and Vinny, who joined this morning’s San Jose Bike Train. Vinny, a regular bike train participant, is a Vietnamese guy who routinely bikes to his technology job in Santa Clara. This morning he rode his Bianchi San Remo, a lugged CrMo touring bike. In his heavily read more »