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Election Day bicycle news

Happy 1st Tueday of November, AKA USA Election Day. In California, the turnout has been in the neighborhood of 55% for this mid-term election.

Another reckless driving prosecution in Santa Cruz County

Props to the Santa Cruz County Attorney’s Office, which once again defies the conventional wisdom when Assistant District Attorney Greg Peinado charged Brenda Alcala-Velador with a crime after she ran over a ten year old boy in Watsonville, California last March. Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge John Salazar ruled in a preliminary hearing yesterday read more »

Unusual bike racks

Lady Fleur reviews an old and interesting bike rack that she calls the Jaws of Death Torture Rack. It’s a design that dates from the 70s, and creator of this rack apparently invited thieves to test their design with a contest. The design is such that a simple padlock is protected from cutting and grinding read more »

Cyclist amputates foot to free shoelace from chainring

Shout out to Jim aka “Bikerly” from Minnesota. He’s in Santa Cruz this week and camping out in my garage. He has more bicycles than me! (Not Bikerly)

Heat wave

Happy Friday! I know Biking Viking and the rest of you in America east of the Rocky Mountains are suffering through a heat wave, but it’s jacket weather here in California in the middle of July. That means perfect weather for tonight’s San Jose Bike Party ride. The theme: “Mad Science.” Tonight’s ride starts promptly read more »

Carson Blume’s nail through tire rim

There’s something pretty amazing about this cycling photo Carson Blume took today. You may need to click on it to see it large and in detail. It’s not the fact that Carson Blume — a talented professional photographer — is using a craptastic phone camera on his rides. Even pros don’t like to carry their read more »