Search Results for: Bay Area Bike To Work Day 2006

Re-thinking the commute for bike promotion

Happy World Bike Day, USA Bike Month, and (for much of Northern California) Bike Week. Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region takes place this Thursday. I love the bike celebrations associated with these events designed to encourage the bike-to-work trip, but is it possible that we focus too read more »

Bike sharing jobs and much more

Hi everyone! My apologies for not posting about bicycle jobs in a while. I’ve been super busy with a major design project at Plano Cycling & Fitness. Did you know we sell every Brooks saddle at prices that beat Amazon? We think that’s pretty cool. Okay, now that my shameless promotion is out of the way, read more »

Behaviorial shifts in Bay Area commutes

Mercury News: ‘Large shifts in behavior’ during commutes create new problems — As gas prices climb menacingly toward $5 a gallon, Silicon Valley residents are changing the ways they commute – but some of the new solutions are creating problems of their own. Elizabeth Finkler of San Jose is leaving her car at home and read more »

Interbike: East coast demo days?

Interbike organizers are apparently contemplating demo days on the USA east coast near Providence, Rhode Island. Interbike sent surveys to mid-Atlantic and New England retailers in November to gauge their interest in this event. Read more at Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. More bicycle news James has been reviewing the Strida folding bicycle. Bicycling magazine: read more »

Pushback on Caltrans proposal to close Skyline in Daly City

Update June 8, 2017: Your emails and phone calls made a difference; Caltrans District 4 had originally planned to install “bikes prohibited” signs on a portion of Skyline Boulevard through Daly City, California, but relented after several people who use this route told Caltrans that the suggested alternate routes on local roads are not acceptable. read more »

RIP Ellen Fletcher

Holocaust survivor, PTA mom, city council member, and bike advocate: Ellen Fletcher succumbed yesterday at age 83 to lung cancer at her Palo Alto home.