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BUST out the bicycles

BUST, a magazine “For Women With Something To Get Off Their Chests,” published a story that encourages cycling. The Europeans have known what’s up for a long time, but here in the U.S., cycling is finally developing a following– and some fashion sense– outside the realm of athletics. Cycle chic even has its own Wikipedia read more »

Video detection of bicycles for traffic lights

Most cyclists have encountered stubborn traffic lights that don’t detect bicycles or motorcycles. Since 2009 in California, new traffic lights that detect traffic must also detect bicycles and motorcycles. This law requiring bicycle detection for actuated traffic lights has encouraged some additional innovation by traffic equipment vendors. To comply with state law while maintaining a read more »

Sea Otter 2012 or Bust

I’ll soon by one may way to the Sea Otter Bike Festival Volkswagen Sea Otter Classic Powered by SRAM in Monterey, California USA.

2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

I feel the rain

I enjoyed my ride with Cat along the Guadalupe River Path in San Jose this morning. If you don’t know Cat, you might know his bike – it’s the monstrous electric-assist home-built chopper built with scraps of wood and metal. I peeled off at River Oaks as he continued north to his office. The first read more »

Hump Day ride report, in which I walk the walk of shame

I was Just Riding Along thinking that I haven’t had a flat tire all year (yes, really!) when, inevitably, my rear tire went flat. I shift to my smallest cog, flip the bike over and reach into my saddle bag where I find my tools, tire levers, pump and … that’s it. No spare tube, read more »