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54 miles per hour

54 mph is the fastest I’ve ever gone on a bicycle. This personal record was wind and gravity assisted on St. Vrain Road in Boulder County, Colorado as I zoomed east toward Longmont out of the Rocky Mountain foothills from Highway 36. If I recall correctly, the speed limit on St. Vrain Road is 40 read more »

Entering Tsunami Hazard Zone

People in Santa Cruz County California were stuck in gas lines and traffic for hours after the 2011 Tohuku earthquake struck Japan. What’s your plan if there’s a real tsunami, and you have minutes to evacuate? Tsunami Awareness Week apparently began yesterday. People who live in, bike through, and visit coastal California should be aware read more »

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 »

The Atlanta Half Inch Avalanche Bike Commute

Ask and you shall receive I put out a call a little while ago for the obligatory “crazy cyclist on ice covered streets” news photo from Atlanta, and Janice in Georgia pointed me to Mike Weigand’s video showing his cyclocross bike commute through Atlanta yesterday morning. He commutes 6.5 miles. For the snow, he mounted read more »

How slow is slow?

The Slow Bicycle Movement folks are all linking to this Wall Street Journal article about slow cycling by Jennifer Levitz. Average cycling speeds are hard to figure since bikes differ widely. But Ms. Peterson’s group in Alabama says its riders mosey along at the low end of a range of 8 to 10 miles an read more »

NAHBS 2013 Denver details

The deals are done and the contracts signed. All systems are Go for NAHBS 2013.