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Car free and happy in Silicon Valley

I didn’t mean to become car-free in Silicon Valley. Like luck or love, it happened, literally, by accident – a glorified fender-bender at that. Rather than repair the twisted nose of my aging Ford Focus last March, the insurance company gave me a check for $6,800. I had three choices: 1) Buy another car. 2) read more »

Free bikes, Earth Day, and more

Happy Earth Day, you bike riding hippies. Did you know today is also the birthday of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (pictured to the left with a bicycle)? He was an enthusiastic cyclist and photographer, combining both of these hobbies while traveling before beginning his second career as architect of the Red Terror. More bicycle news Free read more »

Happy Friday Bike News

Last night I ran into Carlos Babcock (Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition), Pat Giorini (Bike San Mateo County) and Shirley Johnson (San Francisco Bicycle Coalition) at a Caltrain station handing out bike tags and taking photos of people boarding the train bike car. Carlos seems amazed that he’s seen me all around Silicon Valley and the read more »

Happy Friday

Actually a hot issue popped up at work and there’s a good chance I’ll be working over the weekend, but I’ll try to get some riding in over the weekend. In the meantime, here’s a quick collection of news and tidbits for you. Attention SF Bay Area Road Riders: Organo crunchy vegans Bill & Christine read more »

Thoughts on a Santa Clara County transportation tax 2016

After the success of transportation funding measures earlier this month in San Francisco and neighboring Alameda County, the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in Santa Clara County began scoping out a proposal for a new transportation tax for the rapidly growing South Bay that the call Envision Silicon Valley.

Smile! You’re riding a bike!

Happy Monday! Seen Sunday afternoon in Santa Cruz, California.