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Bike vs car: The rest of the story

By now you all have seen this story of an off-the-rails cyclist in Mill Valley, California who beat an innocent motorist and sent him to the hospital in what the San Francisco Chronicle calls a road rage attack. This “man bites dog” story of a cyclist who sends a motorist to the hospital is compelling read more »

Portland tops in bicycle airport access

Can you bike to the nearest airport? Phyllis Orrick of the Safe Transportation Research & Education Center and Karen Trapenberg Frick of the University of California Transportation Center examined bicycle access for airport employees at a variety of airports in the United States.

Electric car horn for bicycles

I occasionally talk a big game in the various social media sites, but I’m generally a pussycat on the road and big believer in cooperating with other traffic when I’m on my bike. I’m assertive about my road rights, but I won’t be a complete jackass just to make a point. Hence, I’m not a read more »

Japanese vs American bicycle GPS

A comparison of the screen and features of GPS cycling navigation devices for the American vs Japanese markets.

Civil disobedience at Colorado bicycle tour

Fritz asked if I could write on this topic. I’m happy to oblige. On July 25th, bicycle riders at Colorado’s Sunrise Century may encounter some protesters. An unsigned flier urges area motorists to engage in “civil disobedience” by blocking area roadways with their vehicles as a means of protesting the state’s new three feet passing read more »

San Diego Custom Bicycle Show 2009

The 2009 First Annual San Diego Custom Bicycle Show begins this weekend with show set up on Friday morning, with the show opening to the public on Saturday, April 4 at 10 AM. The show takes place at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in the “Golden Pacific Ballroom”, 500 Hotel Circle North, read more »