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UCSC: Two dozen stolen bicycles in 3 weeks!

The University of California Santa Cruz Police Department sent this Crime Bulletin about campus bike theft on Saturday. The UC Santa Cruz Police Department is seeking the public’s help with its investigation into nearly two dozen reported bicycle thefts since February 24. The thefts appear to have been mostly during the day from bike racks read more »

Lee Kuan Yew rode a bicycle

The long-lived authoritarian architect of Singapore’s independence and prosperity, Lee Kuan Yew, reportedly biked to his college classes at Fitzwilliam House at the University of Cambridge after World War II.

Frances Willard rode a bicycle

March is Women’s History Month. Yesterday, we met Annie Londonderry, who cycled around the world in 1894. Today, we’ll look briefly at suffragist Frances Willard. As president of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), she developed the slogan “Do Everything” to encourage women to lobby, petition, preach and publish on a wide variety of issues read more »

Leonard Nimoy rode a bicycle

Leonard Nimoy rode a bicycle.

Bicycle safety workshop and more

Before I get started: It’s a long story, but I lost my bike helmet. I’m seeking recommendations. My strong preference is for a well ventilated “road” style helmet. No skater or urban helmets, no mountain bike helmets. I’m looking at around the $100 price range, so helmets like the Giro Atmos or Specialized Propero. Let read more »

Presidential Bicycles and a Moose

Happy Presidents Day. How many of these U.S. presidents and their bikes can you identify? Click through to the larger image here. This montage of bikes and presidents swiped last year on Presidents’ Day from the American Rails To Trails Conservancy.