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Bicycling is fun

Not all of my cycling is commuting. I commute by bike because it’s fun, but I also put some good miles in just for the fun of it. Today, my fun was riding up Mountain Charlie Road to the summit of the Santa Cruz Mountains, elevation around 2,000 feet. It took me about an hour 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.

Elly Blue’s Everyday Bicycling

Everyday Bicycling: How to Ride a Bike for Transportation (Whatever Your Lifestyle) by Elly Blue.

Transpo bill cuts Safe Routes, bicycle funding

It appears the rumors about California Senator Barbara Boxer caving to Republican pressure are at least partially true: The final product of a conference committee drafting the next Federal transportation funding bill cuts spending on the Safe Routes to School program and Transportation Enhancements.

Video: Safe bicycling for children

Here’s an instructional video from the 90s produced by the city of Madison, Wisconsin with funding from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and distributed by the League of American Bicyclists. The video covers the limitations of a child’s perceptions and skills, the rules of the road, traffic safety, door zone riding, sidewalk riding, common read more »

Sexy safe freeing fun attractive normal necessary

That’s the list of words Dottie came up with when asked how she would promote bicycling. I would use all the tactics that automobile advertisers use. They show the car as sexy, safe, freeing, fun, attractive, normal, necessary. In my experience, these adjectives describe bicycling more accurately than driving, especially in the city. Bicycling delivers read more »