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Bicycle snow plow

It’s been at least a year since somebody has mentioned David Peterson’s bicycle snow plow. Peterson rides his bike seven miles to his job at Fermilab in Chicago Chicagoland. When he built this snow plow for his bicycle several years ago, the bike paths he took to work weren’t plowed, so he started walking to read more »

Snow plow vs bicycle

Photo by Al’s brother-in-law in Boston, MA. When a snow plow damages private property like this, what’s the process for the property owner to seek remuneration? How often do snow plow operators have to replace things like sign posts and mailboxes, for example?

Pedal powered snowplow

Now that winter is coming up in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s time to bring up this item from last year. Kevin Blake in Wisconsin created the pedal powered snowplow during the winter of 2003-2004. “Mr. Plow” became his entry in Specialized’s “Innovate or Die” competition. Kevin got second place in the competition and won a read more »

Bicycle blog

I didn’t run into Dorky Doug today, though I led BionX Boy and Java Man in to work at a nice 24 mph pace. I’m loving this week’s Bay Area weather, and it looks like every other bike commuter is also. Caltrain was packed and it’s only February. If you plan to bring your bike read more »

Dust off your fenders Bay Area

Happy Monday, all. Yet another gorgeously warm and sunny day , but we finally have significant rain on the way to Northern California. Wednesday may begin dry, but we’ll have one to two inches of rain throughout the San Francisco Bay Area along with gusty winds so be prepared for your evening commute. Another storm read more »

Midweek bike news roundup

Bike lane petition Monterey County for a road between Marina and Salinas. I’m personally ambivalent about a four inch vs six inch stripe, but the Farm Bureau’s official opposition to this project just seems petty to me. Might be noteworthy that California’s mandatory bike lane law applies if the stripe is six inches wide, whereas read more »