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About that Speed Vest

My (mostly non cycling) buddy Michael in Denver asked what the point of this Speed Vest is. Why is it helpful for motorists to know how fast a cyclist is going? I think motorists see a bike and mostly think “slow.” And yes, we generally are slower than most traffic. But there have been occasions read more »

Bicycle Speed Vest

I linked to this yesterday, but this bicycle vest that displays your speed is cool enough for its own post. This high visibility vest with reflective panels also displays the cyclist’s speed with large, lighted numerals. A sensor on the wheels sends the speed data to a small computer, which is programmed to display the read more »

A more pragmatic high speed rail plan

The California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) announced a new proposal that reduces costs while promising more immediate benefits during a press conference this morning.

Singlespeed bikes: Illegal death traps?

These bikes may be illegal to sell in the United States! Do you see the problem with these production bikes? See if you can find it before I give it away below the photos. Swobo Del Norte Spot Brand 29er Cayne Uno Strida 5.0 Bianchi San Jose Cannondale Hooligan This belt drive singlespeed from Lynskey, read more »

Will Vehicle-2-Vehicle Communication improve cyclist safety?

Summary: US NHTSA will likely require Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication systems for new light vehicles in 2017 to improve vehicle safety and decrease travel time. So far, we have seen very little discussion on how V2V will impact safety or convenience for cyclists and pedestrians. Although cyclist and pedestrian safety is rarely addressed in current V2V read more »

June-uary mid-month mid-week bike rollup

This wonderful weather we’re experiencing in California is great for riding but bad for our water supplies.