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California rain

Several of my fellow bike commuters are talking about the “heavy” rain that’s been in the Bay Area. I heard one guy talk about the “sheets” of rain falling from the sky the other week. For those outside of California, I’ll describe the typical California rain storm. Take a spray bottle — the kind you read more »

Los Gatos Creek Trail audit in the rain

I need to improve the data for Los Gatos Creek Trail (LGCT) on this trail flooding status page for Santa Clara County, California, so I plan to ride LGCT in the middle of the rainstorm expected on Friday. Who wants to join me for this ride? Leigh Avenue is the street immediately west of Blackford read more »

California lane-splitting bill update

tl;dr summary: AB 51, a proposed lane-splitting bill, has been significantly watered down to merely authorize CHP to publish guidelines on motorcycle lane-splitting safety. Unlike the original version of AB-51, this should have no effect for California bicyclists.

Celebrate Earth Week 2016 with San Jose Bike Train

You have two opportunities during Earth Week this week to join San Jose Bike Train for a morning ride from downtown San Jose, California to destinations north while enjoying the trees on the Guadalupe River Trail: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, and another ride on Friday, April 22, 2016. Both rides depart 8:15 A.M. from Bel read more »

Beware the Rides of March: San Jose Bike Train rolls Wednesday morning

San Jose Bike Train rolls Wednesday morning, March 16, 2016. We depart 8:10 AM from Bel Bacio Caffe in Little Italy, San Jose, California. What is San Jose Bike Train? Learn about it here. Where can I park my car all day for free near Bel Bacio / downtown San Jose? Look here for a read more »

Sunnyvale California to study Vision Zero; hire Safe Routes coordinator

Public Works staff for the city of Sunnyvale, California say they intend to recommend to City Council to move forward on Vision Zero as a study issue, and to hire a Safe Routes to School coordinator in spite of other transportation issues that with the potential to take up city resources.