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Bicycle bag dig

Jen in Chicago inspired me to audit the contents of my bag. I dumped everything out onto the kitchen floor and cataloged the contents like an archaeologist digging through the ruins of Pompeii. Man, I’m a pack rat. Main pocket contents: REI cycling jacketMSR Pocket Rocket instruction manuals. 7 of them.Assorted trash.Plastic bags in case read more »

Digging into data: California cyclist fatalities

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released their 2012 traffic fatalities numbers yesterday, and the wonkier blogs make note that cyclist and pedestrians fatalities increased faster than those of car occupants. Between 2011 and 2012, we had a 3.3% increase in traffic fatalities in the United States, while cyclist and pedestrian fatalities increased by read more »

New York has accordions, we do bagpipes

Bike Snob NYC says accordions are the next big hipster bike trend, but I say it’s bagpipes. Here’s Josh Agee. He rides no handed playing his pipes around San Jose. He’s available for hire if you need somebody for your wedding, funeral and Celtic festival.

Yehuda Moon bag audit

It’s another beautiful day in the Bay Area. Sunny skies and temps will be in the 60s F / high teens C. The heady scent of blooming flowers perfumes the air along the bike lanes. It’s too bad I ONCE AGAIN forgot my helmet on the bus. Do you know anyone else who carries a read more »

In the bag

Wow, my my bag dump post went kind of viral. I posted the contents of my bag (before I cleaned it out) and several people followed in kind. Noah turned this meme into a contest: guess the weight of his bag and win a bike jersey! (I don’t mention the brand of it here…) Cycle read more »

San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »