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Re-thinking the commute for bike promotion

Happy World Bike Day, USA Bike Month, and (for much of Northern California) Bike Week. Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region takes place this Thursday. I love the bike celebrations associated with these events designed to encourage the bike-to-work trip, but is it possible that we focus too read more »

How to enable bike mode on Fitbit Surge

Fitbit was at the Sea Otter Classic last weekend handing out their Fitbit Surge “Fitness Superwatch” to media folks. Like their other fitness watches, the Surge monitors your activity during the day to help you achieve your fitness and health goals. Unlike their other watches, however, the Surge includes a GPS receiver. This watch is read more »

Prevent blindness, ride a bike

With a growing body of evidence showing a correlation between time spend indoors and myopia, perhaps public health agencies can add blindness prevention to the list of reasons they encourage outdoor activity for children.

Gadgets at the Bike Summit

The 5th Annual Silicon Valley Bike Summit takes place Wednesday, August 26, 2015 , 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. in Palo Alto, CA. I’ll be there as a panelist.

Online bike marketing in India

Last Friday, I watched and briefly participated in an online chat regarding the Bike Shops for Everyone report recently published by the League of American Bicyclists. Liz Cornish, who ran the League’s Women Bike program before becoming director of Baltimore’s bike advocacy organization this month, works to encourage the bike industry to reach out to read more »

June-uary mid-month mid-week bike rollup

This wonderful weather we’re experiencing in California is great for riding but bad for our water supplies.