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Beijing Commute Challenge: Porsche vs Bicycle

Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle compares driving a Porsche Panera GTS (retail price US$348,000, zero to 100 km/h in 4 seconds) vs a Tern Venge x10 folding bicycle (US$1750, zero to 100 in never) for a 10 km commute in Beijing? Guess who wins.

Santa Clara green lanes, Melbourne commuter challenge, and the lingering scent of bike saddles

City of Santa Clara CA is painting new buffered green lanes on Calabazas Boulevard. Photo from Ron.

Here’s what I would’ve done on that Fremont commuter challenge

A pair of journalists at the Mercury-News raced from Fremont BART to Market & Montgomery in San Francisco. Josh Richman drove solo up I-880 and across the Bay Bridge; Thomas Peele rode Amtrak Capital Corridor the SF ferry from Jack London Square, in Oakland.

Bicycle blog link love

I’m home with bronchitis, so I’ll just throw out a list of links for the day. But first, a reminder: 7th Annual Supermarket Street Sweep this Saturday in San Francisco, rain or shine!

Colorado Bike Winter Challenge

Your challenge as a cyclist from now through March 31 — commute by bike at least 52 times. If you succeed, you may attend the Icy Bike Gala.

Quirky Moneyball Bicycle

A little over five years ago, Ben Kaufman won “Best of Show” at MacWorld for his mophie iPod case. He didn’t have an encore product for 2007, so he invited any and all to submit their ideas and introduced an iPod case with a built in bottle opener.