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Tuesday Bike News:

Good morning from California. Carlton Reid reminds us that it’s our own stupid fault the motor car became so popular. We cyclists insisted on hard surface roads. We wanted road rules to keep pedestrians out of the way. Because cycling as a hobby belonged mostly to deranged, sport-minded young men with a bent for innovation, read more »

A new wearable bike lock

Whilst bike messengers have long been known for wearing the Abus Steel-O-Flex around their waist a new bike lock is hoping to take it’s place as “the wearable bike lock”. It’s called the Hiplock and costs £69.99 (112 USD).

Stuff I like: Bicycle magazines

Though these are mostly available online, I still like to read the dead-tree edition of magazines if I have them. A few bike oriented magazines I like that might make a good gift for the cyclist in your life: Momentum, “The Magazine For Self Propelled People,” covers practical mobility and completely ignores racing, fitness, and read more »

Noddin Elementary School bike rodeo

Chronology: 1. Eva picks the neighborhood at Noddin Elementary School specifically because she thought her daughter could easily bike to the school. It borders Blossom Hill Road, but the houses near the school are in a fairly reasonably quiet residential area with bike laned streets, though they have the usual rush hour craziness. 2. Eva’s read more »

Bicycle magazines

Bicycle trade shows are fun because of all the free magazines that are available. The usual crowd were at the 2008 Handmade Bicycle Show including VeloNews with a free bicycle giveaway, Dirt Rag with their Sock Guy socks, and Road Bike Action with free magazines. Momentum Magazine is a two year old Canadian publication that read more »

Bikes for boomers

That’s the title in this week’s Newsweek article on comfort bikes. “Geared toward baby boomers, comfort bikes are ideal for cruising bike paths and pedaling to the corner grocery.” Newsweek features the Trek Lime, Electra‘s Amsterdam, and Sun Bicycle’s recumbent EZ Sport. It’s good to see this kind of stuff mentioned outside of bike enthusiast read more »