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Catching up

Road Bike Across Kansas is a new blog geared to beginners. The blog author, Jackie, is new to cycling and says she absolutely loves it. “It’s a really intimidating sport,” she tells me, “so I am trying to cover the basics, including definitions and basic information about finding a great bike shop, choosing a bike, read more »

Catching up

A lot of people are already in Las Vegas for the Interbike Dirt Demo. Specialized CEO Mike Sinyard rode his bike to Vegas again, traveling 600+ miles from Morgan Hill with 16 other cyclists. Some people criticize that his mode of travel isn’t that “carbon conscious” because of his sag support, but traveling with two read more »

Supplies for your conspicuity arms race

Early last week, I gently mocked Volvo’s Life Paint, a water-based spray paint from Sweden-based Albedo 100 that adds a non-durable reflective coating. I linked to the Amazon sales pages for Rust Oleum Reflective Finish, which provides a similar benefit using all American volatile organics.

Wednesday update

When I saw that buck-vs-trail-rider video I joked about the relative hazards of road vs mountain biking. The reality: I don’t know how dangerous or safe mountain biking is relative to road cycling, mostly because I’ve never bothered to look up the safety data for mountain biking. At the time, I didn’t know safety data read more »

UPS delivery bike video

UPS Delivery By Bike Salem Oregon from nwduffer on Vimeo. Via Bike Portland.

Oakland challenges San Jose in Bike Off

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf challenges San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo: Which city employees can log the most riding miles for Bike Month?