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Back in the USA

I’m back in the USA now after a whirlwind tour of Taiwan. My compatriots and I had an amazing trip — I had no idea Isla Formosa has so much to offer. I knew I was really home after only 5 minutes in L.A. traffic when road raging idiot “TRNR TIM” in his white SUV read more »

Pushback on Caltrans proposal to close Skyline in Daly City

Caltrans District 4, which covers the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, celebrates Bike Month by banning bikes from the primary bikeway connecting the Pacific Coast side of San Francisco with the Peninsula. The hundreds of people who bike this way every week complain to the District. Let’s hope they listen. I buried the lede on read more »

Floods destroy transportation networks in France, USA

With historic floods washing hundreds of cars away in the southeastern France and the US Southeast, people are taking to bikes to get around. View image | gettyimages.com

Extensible pedal for quickie backie tandem

In the USA, we mount electronic sound systems to the backs of our bikes. Here’s how they do things in the Old Country. “Backies” is the Euro-English term for the practice of riding while seated on the rear rack of a bicycle. A couple of crazy fun bike guys in Estonia have created a pedal read more »

Made In USA leather bicycle bags by Detroit Cargo

You might be surprised to know that Detroit got its start as the center of the American automotive industry by being a center of bicycle manufacturing. Several early car companies began as bicycle manufacturers, and the car factories contracted with the same suppliers of ball bearings and mechanical parts that bicycle factories used. Over the read more »

USA to host UCI World Championship

Congratulations to Richmond, Virginia, which was chosen as the host city for the 2015 World Road Cycling Championship.