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Bicycles OK

“DO NOT ENTER – BICYCLES OK” Street sign in Santa Cruz, California.

Bicycles in the 2013 California Driver Handbook

I haven’t looked the California Driver Handbook since 2010. Since then, the DMV has added significant bicycle safety content. As in previous editions, several paragraphs are devoted to cyclist rights. The 2013 edition expands on this section by explaining sharrows and describing situations where cyclists might cycle down the middle of the lane. Perhaps more read more »

Tokyo earthquake and bicycles

With damaged roads, no power, and public transportation shut down due to Japan’s Friday afternoon earthquake, millions of workers in Tokyo are stuck with no rail transportation. What to do?

World Cup Bicycles: Mexico & Brazil tall bike

Fans ride a tallbike outside the stadium prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Brazil and Mexico at Castelao on June 17, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. #450766574 / gettyimages.com The two teams played to zero / zero draw during their match on Tuesday. Photo: Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Police tweets and bicycles

Friday was apparently some kind of worldwide police tweet-a-thon, in which over 200 police agencies around the world hashtagged their activities with #poltwt. I first noticed the #poltwt hashtag on tweets from some of the local agencies I follow. Notably, I saw mention of Motorcycle Officer Cang, who watched for cell phone violations on El read more »

Wheel fairings for bicycles

One of the interesting things I saw during the Sea Otter Classic last weekend was this set of wheel fairings for bicycles created by aerospace industry veteran Garth Magee.