Search Results for: Bicycle

More keyless bicycle wheel locks

After posting about the Kyrptonite keyless wheel security devices yesterday, I learned similar products have been on the market for years. Zefal’s “Lock’N Roll” locking skewers and seatpost clamp have apparently been on the market for about a decade. Unlike the Kryptonite WheelBoltz and WheelNutz, these are quick-release levers, so no tools are required.

Hey Google: Robot bicycles are already a thing

By now you’ve seen the Google self driving bicycle video. I began planning for today about six months ago when I talked with a film studies student at UC Santa Cruz about creating a video for the same concept of an autonomous bicycle. We began the process of storyboarding and conceptualizing the look of the read more »

The Richard Nixon of Brazil rides a bicycle

Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, rides a bicycle around Alvorada Palace in Brasilia accompanied by her security detail. Embed from Getty Images The Lava Jato scandal has embroiled her presidency, when a young prosecutor investigations into corporate corruption at Petrobras and other large companies began revealing high level political involvement. The National Congress is considering read more »

Bicycle right-of-way bill in Illinois General Assembly

Here’s an interesting bill introduced by Democrat Representative Anna Moeller of Elgin. HB 5912 would add a single sentence to the Illinois Vehicle Code: Sec. 11-903.5. Bicycles. A driver of a vehicle upon a highway shall yield the right-of-way to any person operating a bicycle.

Job Opening: UC Davis Bicycle Program Coordinator

University of California at Davis has a job opening for a Bicycle Program Coordinator. Yes, this means long-time bike program coordinator David Takemoto-Weerts is retiring.

Nancy Reagan rode a bicycle

First Lady Nancy Reagan rides a tandem bike with son Ron Reagan on the south grounds of the White House in Washington DC on April 22, 1981. Photo from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA. Even if you’re not a fan of Reagan, the Presidential Library is a fascinating place to visit read more »