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Breezer Villager

My wife brought home a brand spanking new Breezer U-frame Villager bicycle from the bike shop yesterday afternoon. It’s a beauty. Sara rode it to her classes last night and loves the new bike. It features dynamo powered lighting, a 7 speed Shimano Nexus hub, rack, fenders, bell, suspension seatpost and kickstand. The moderately raked read more »

My survey of bicycle handlebar cup holders

I bought a pile of inexpensive bicycle handlebar cup holders to mount on my family’s bikes. They’re not as alike as you might think!

Ellen Fletcher, Holocaust survivor

Many San Francisco Bay Area cyclists know about Ellen Fletcher’s long history of promoting cycling in and around Palo Alto. She served on the Palo Alto City Council in the late 70s and as Vice Mayor in 1980-81, where she worked to promote cycling through changes in city code, and was instrumental in lobbying Caltrain read more »

It’s not a race

It’s not a race. That’s what I tell myself as Joe Lycra zips past me on his Cervelo S3 during the evening commute, and it’s what Jill Flipskirt on the Breezer Villager shouts as I crawl past on the hill after slipstreaming behind her.

EcoVelo bike photo contest

EcoVelo is holding a photo contest with cool prizes. I don’t want the prizes (I get plenty of schwag already — if I get something I’ll just pass it along to somebody else), but I think I’ll submit these photos to the contest. Green bike socks. Mrs Fritz with her Breezer Villager. “I pity da read more »

Bicycle blogs

The weather has improved dramatically in my part of the world, so I’m riding more and writing less. Here’s some reading to catch up on: Treacle the owl rides on a bicycle handlebar Staffordshire, England. His keeper says, “I suppose the bike feels like he’s flying but without putting in the effort.” Here’s my wife read more »