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Carson Blume

This is photographer Carson Blume in Sacramento. Carson prepares his photo slideshow for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California prologue that took place earlier on Saturday in Sacramento. I guess Carson is normally clean shaven, but he grew the beard for insulation, anticipating the wet and cold conditions he’d have to endure on the photo read more »

Carson Blume’s nail through tire rim

There’s something pretty amazing about this cycling photo Carson Blume took today. You may need to click on it to see it large and in detail. It’s not the fact that Carson Blume — a talented professional photographer — is using a craptastic phone camera on his rides. Even pros don’t like to carry their read more »

Transpo Geekery: 4 way stops vs roundabouts

Mythbusters tests how many cars you can get through a roundabout vs a 4 way stop.

All About Performance

Good afternoon! The weather is GORGEOUS in Silicon Valley and Santa Cruz — perfect enough for a bike ride!

Hump Day head shaker

Shaking my head is my reaction to this bizarre bit of traffic safety news at How We Drive (originally seen by me through Carson Blume. Mayor of London Boris Johnson was caught riding his bike again on Tuesday. The bike he rides looks like one of Marin’s hybrid bikes that are fairly popular with the read more »

Monday Morning Report

After several minor quakes rattled the South Bay last week, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake about 20 miles off of the California coast shook coastal towns in Humboldt County Saturday afternoon. Damage mostly consisted of downed power lines, broken pipes, shattered glass and toppled shelves. Mark Ritz of Kinetic Koffee in Arcata momentarily lost power and read more »