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511

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 »

A revenue neutral carbon tax for California?

What if you could make driving dramatically more expensive in a way that won’t punish people who drive, but reward those who seek ways to reduce their driving without wrecking the economy? Thirty years ago, conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer proposed a what he called the “Net Zero Gas Tax to reduce consumption. To keep revenue read more »

I review Crud Roadracer Mk 2 bicycle fenders

Several weeks ago I asked the Internet which road bicycle fenders should I install and you, loyal readers, responded with surprising enthusiasm for the Crud Roadracer Mk2.

Mainstream media looks at shoddy cyclist fatality investigation

Quick personal note: I am traveling this week and may be slow in approving comments, which are currently under manual moderation. Some of you may remember the the death of 66 year old Margaret Bengs on November 2, 2015 in Sacramento, CA. Bengs attempted to cross Fair Oaks Boulevard at Kenneth Avenue on her bicycle read more »

I don’t care if Monday’s blue

Happy Monday. I can handle rain, sleet, lightning, thunder, wet socks, but then I arrive at the office this morning and discover the coffee maker is broken! I fear this combined with those red Starbucks anti-Christ cups littering the trail are portents of evil tidings. Look for a brief collection of Monday bike news below read more »

Bikes and election results

Yesterday was local election day in California and around the nation. For the areas I generally pay attention to, most elections were for school districts, special purpose districts, and bond measures to fund schools. From a transportation and land use perspective, several interesting issues in San Francisco bolstered turnout to 30%, which is more than read more »