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Santa Clara County bike plan update

Silicon Valley Cyclist: You can be involved in bicycle advocacy! The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Agency (VTA) in California will begin updating their County Bicycle Plan this month at the BPAC meeting scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, June 10, 2015. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee encourages the public to attend next Wednesday’s workshop read more »

Bikeway Design Guide

After two years of work, the National Association of City Transportation Officials released an Urban Bikeway Design Guide. This online resource is meant to help transportation officials design better bike facilities in the United States.

Santa Cruz bike path rail crossing

Some cyclists claim the bike path railroad crossing in front of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is unsafe after city council rejects injury claims.

Taiwan Cycling Festival: Riding Where Your Bike Was (Likely) Made!

TAIWAN, where I unexpectedly I got my cycling groove back! That bicycles can be a means of bringing strangers together was never truer than on this trip. An unlikely rag-tag group of 5, plus our guide, spent 12 days touring this beautiful paradise. We went from clean bustling cities like Taipei, to rice field-lined bike read more »

Merging into a bike lane is not the same as turning across it

[ Publishers note: If you feel like this or any other article on Cyclelicious is worth passing along, please remember to click the social networking vote buttons below (i.e. del.icio.us, digg, and CycleCluster). Thanks! ] In a recent column in Oregon Cycling, Bikes & The Law: The Right Hook, attorney Ray Thomas states, “the law read more »

Don’t try this at home, kids

File this under Stupid Bike Tricks. Surveillance video at a railroad crossing near Waterbeach, England shows a woman on a bike blasting past the barriers at an active railroad and stopping her bike in the nick of time as a train zooms by inches from her front wheel. She seems to take stock of her read more »