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About that Texas Bike Safety Law

I was reading this article about a Houston columnist’s first bike commute when I noticed this tidbit about a Bike Safety “three feet” law working its way through the state House of Representatives. The law would make it a illegal for car and truck drivers to get closer than three feet from a biker or read more »

Delaware ditches “Share the Road” signs

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced last November that they would stop using the ambiguous “Share the Road” sign. For the rationale, I’m going to copy the entire article by James Wilson, executive director of Bike Delaware, and Mark Luszcz, chief traffic engineer of the Delaware Department of Transportation, as published in the Institute of read more »

Bikeway Design Guide

After two years of work, the National Association of City Transportation Officials released an Urban Bikeway Design Guide. This online resource is meant to help transportation officials design better bike facilities in the United States.

Fort Worth Bike Plan approved

Ft Worth bicycle advocates are excited about the city council’s unanimous approval of a bike plan that will radically expand the bike infrastructure. This north central Texas city of 700,000 sprawled over 300 square miles in Tarrant, Wise, Parker and Denton Counties plans to expand the bike network 10 fold and otherwise work to encourage read more »

Abandon ‘Share The Road’

What does “Share the Road” mean to you and me?

Broken seatpost!

Happy Friday, everybody. I was Just Riding Along when my plastic seatpost snapped on my bike ride to work this morning. There was a loud *ka-RACK* and suddenly my saddle is a lot more flexy than before. Specialized’s parts warranty only runs one year, and this seatpost is three years old. I wonder if it read more »