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Santa Cruz & Bicycles in the news

Cyclist down in Capitola yesterday afternoon. Craig Calfee’s bamboo bike Africa project in the alternative local weekly. Somebody (can’t tell if it was a motorist or cyclist) was doored and got a ticket for it!

Bicycles in the news

MAKE looks at the amazing Monkey Electric LED lights. Use the coupon code “BIKECULT” for 25% off when you order these from Monkey Electric. I got a set and they are very colorful and amazingly bright, even during the day in the shade or overcast conditions. The San Francisco Bay Guardian published several bicycling stories read more »

Bicycles in the news

Bicycles in the news from Los Angeles, Bangalore, East Sussex, Rawalpindi, Edinburgh, Cardiff, London and Gary, Indiana. Click through for the stories. British Conservative Party MP Boris Johnson, who is known for his outlandish persona and love of cycling for transportation, is running for Mayor of London and pushes cycling in his platform. He has read more »

Bicycles, extreme weather, and drought

I and others have commented on the obligatory news photos and videos of somebody on a bike during extreme weather events such as hurricanes and blizzards. We even had a unicycle photobomb a story about a Utah ice storm this winter. And now, we have a news photo of a man riding his unicycle through… read more »

Friday bike news roundup

Happy Friday, all, and happy 12 days until Christmas. I’m working up my list of top bike stories for 2013. I’ll mention Armstrong’s appearance on Oprah, Levi Leiphiemer’s retirement, California bike politics, and, of course, Roubaixgate, along with several other stories. What else should I mention? More bike news below.

Ghisallo Bicycles

Seen in a San Jose bike shop. The story goes that a traveler named Ghisallo was attacked by roving bandits. He ran to a nearby shrine and sought refuge after he was drawn to the shrine by an apparition of the Virgin Mary. Religious leaders later proclaimed this apparition — the Madonna del Ghisallo — read more »