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Bicycle Philosophy

If this isn’t on that list of pithy quotes about bicycles by famous people, it should be. “Nothing motivates me to ride like a new set of wheels.” That, and a cool new jersey. I’ll see you after lunch.

Swiss Bicycle Regiment

Among the 25,000 military buffs and and 600 World War 2 vehicles at the Swiss “Convoy to Remember” was this guy dressed as a soldier from an old Swiss Bicycle Regiment.

A guide to gravel riding in Japan

Slonie pointed to this Japanese guide to gravel riding from Colnago. There’s some decent advice there, but gravel riding is so easy you don’t even need to understand Japanese to get the gist of this guide.

Veggies Tales: Gated Community

Happy Sunday. It’s time for my weekly homily. Anthony has been hosting an online book club discussion of Dr Jason Henderson’s book Street Fight, on the history of transportation politics in San Francisco. Last week’s discussion centered on the three broad ideologies that inform the views of mobility politics in San Francisco. According to Henderson, read more »

Joe Simitian To Outlaw Pandas

California 11th Senate District Senator Joe Simitian from San Mateo County, California, could outlaw certain so-called “Panda Portraits” with Senate Bill 1310, which would ban the use of electronic wireless communication devices while riding a bicycle.

Japan crew at NAHBS 2012

Among the throngs visiting the North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento last weekend, there were large numbers of Japanese media, fans and reps. Among the people in this photo: Japanese bike dealer Sim Works, who imports components, bikes or accessories from Chris King, Hunter, Sycip, King Cage, Peterboro Basket, and Philosophy Bags. Although there’s read more »