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South Bay and Santa Cruz traffic news

The Santa Cruz cyclist who was killed by a reckless driver last Saturday has been identified as musician and librarian Josh Alper. My condolences to his friends and loved ones, of which he apparently had many. Stanley Roberts (the “People Behaving Badly” guy) observes California stops in Santa Clara, California.

Monday bike blogs recap

Happy Monday. Four days of bike racing finished up yesterday up in Redlands California. Visit the Redlands Classic website for race results and highlights videos. My pal Ross now runs Velo Reviews. Today’s Rate My Velo photo of the day is of this woman with a red umbrella I shot in Taiwan. Is it bragging read more »

Mostly Non Tour bike news

Hi all, I hope you had a nice weekend. My family and I were in our small town’s parade and then we watched the fireworks Saturday night. Several people (including my family) walked and biked to the fireworks and back. Bicycle paramedics save a life. “The Fire Department’s response time at [the event] is less read more »

Tuesday Bicycle News

SRAM’s recent $400,000 gift to the League of American Bicyclists and the Thunderhead Alliance brings SRAM’s total cycling advocacy contributions to $1,000,000. Price of rubber ingredient drops 90%, tire prices expected to go down. An evening with Tom Ritchey. Lance Armstrong on Barack Obama. Armstrong placed 29th in the Tour Down Under in Australia, where read more »

Bicycle blog

Vote for Bostonian of the year. Each year, Boston Globe Magazine selects “Bostonian of the Year.” One of the nominees is Boston’s Bike Planner (and former Olympic cyclist) Nicole Freedman. I don’t know if your vote counts or not, but cast your ballot for Nicole here. Vote for Change. Several people have submitted their ideas read more »

Bay Area bicycle news

Bike Month. The San Francisco Bay Area Bicycle Coalition and Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced the 2008 Bike Commuter of the Year awards for each of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. San Francisco Fell & Masonic. Motorists turning left from Fell onto Masonic cross the Panhandle Path crosswalk and collisions with bicyclists are almost read more »