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Bicycle quotes

Carlton Reid has put together an amazing selection of quotes about bicycling. Here are a few I like. “I thought of that while riding my bike.” — Albert Einstein, on the theory of relativity “At that age, it’s one of the worse things in the world to wake up and not see your bike where read more »

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.

Wikipedia says I coined “Idaho Stop”

When I attended the Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit the other week, I met local cycling legend Ray Hosler. He and I both were interested in what California Bicycle Coalition Director David Snyder said when somebody asked why CalBike doesn’t support an “Idaho Stop” law for California. You can read what Snyder had to say in read more »

Avid cyclist to newbies: It’s your fault we can’t have nice things

Clarification: I’m told Volkswagen’s financial sponsorship of People For Bikes (and, correspondingly, their influence) is fairly small. I don’t philosophically have difficulty with an auto manufacturer spending their marketing dollars on bike projects, but I do believe it’s important to be aware of where those dollars are coming from. People for Bikes is a bicycle read more »

San Jose Hedding Street bike lanes under attack

Hedding Street trafic calming tl/dr summary Hedding Street reduced from four lanes to three lanes as a traffic calming project through a mostly residential area. As a bonus, bike lanes added. Traffic calming successful as speed reduced with minimal impact on throughput. But motorists driving through complain anyway. Numerous news reports since then highlight this read more »

Joy Covey RIP in Woodside, CA

That cyclist fatality on SKyline Boulevard in the hills of San Mateo County yesterday afternoon was reportedly Joy Covey, former Amazon CFO and treasurer for the Natural Resources Defense Council. I’ve met her (very briefly), and her family and her extended circle of friends and colleagues have my most sincere condolences.