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Bicycling blog

I have to mention “bicycle blog” every once in a while; otherwise, the search engines get confused and don’t realize that this is a blog about bicycling. Swobo fanboys: here’s one for you. We’re expecting rain in the Bay Area today, but this morning was dry if chilly. I had a fun ride into work read more »

Justice for a bicycling farm laborer

Back in July 23, 2013, 65-year-old farm laborer Jose Martinez-Sanchez was biking to work on rural Highway 129 / Riverside Drive outside of Watsonville, California when he was hit from behind at 50 MPH by the driver of a Ford Mustang. Martinez-Sanchez was thrown into the opposite lane, where he was struck and killed by read more »

2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

Bicycling through a storm

With the extreme loss of life and record breaking devastation created by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the record-holding Typhoon Tip in 1979 becomes a historical footnote. Typhoon Tip Typhoon Tip was the largest and most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded. With a diameter of 1,380 miles / 2,220 kilometer, it was almost equivalent to read more »

Bicycling for white people

This gorgeous video from Adventure Cycling showcases the U.S. Bicycle Route System, but one thing really stood out to me as an Asian American. See if you notice it too.

Bicycle blogs Friday roundup

Today: A world record, bike parking in Kansas, recalls, awareness rides, and the only stupid question is the one you don’t ask. Misses Palmer and Severud of Milton, North Dakota fix their wheels. North Dakota Institute of Regional Studies.