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Baaaa! and bike stuff for you.

Happy Lunar New Year, all. Bike news and updates below the photo of cyclists riding through aflock of sheep and goats on the Manali-Leh highway, India. View image | gettyimages.com

San Jose Bike Train: Now with free (near) downtown parking

I run San Jose Bike Train to encourage newcomers to try commuting by bike. Our transit-friendly start point, unfortunately, conflicts with this goal. Free, all-day parking is difficult to find near Diridon Station and Bel Bacio Coffee, where we normally meet. For 2015, I added VTA Park & Ride lots. A colleague requested parking near read more »

Italian Mob Death Threats vs the All Powerful Bike Lobby

You might remember the Mayor of Rome, Italy, Dr. Ignazio Marino (formerly of Philadelphia), is an avid bike commuter. His daily bike commute apparently creates headaches for his chief of security, Giuseppe Pecoraro, who urges the mayor to ride in a car with police protection. #175378190 / gettyimages.com

The incorporation of San Jose Bike Party

Last year, an attorney began contacting San Jose Bike Party organizers, volunteers and riders while preparing a lawsuit against a shopping center where a Bike Party participant injured herself during one of the monthly night rides. This conversation prompted a few in the cohort to talk about ways to protect themselves from liability.

San Jose Police Bike Patrol take the lane

Google Streetview captured this two dozen strong contingent of San Jose and Santa Clara police bike patrol on an apparent training ride last November.

Biking through Little Italy with San Jose Bike Train

For those in the USA, I hope you enjoyed the Labor Day holiday. Remember, San Jose Bike Train runs the first and third Wednesday of every month, which means we leave 8 AM tomorrow morning from Diridon Station. We meet by the Amtrak bus shelter. Read through the smattering of bike news below to learn read more »