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Occupy the streets

Long time readers of Cyclelicious understand the historical context of pedestrian and cyclist road rights in the United States. To very quickly summarize, roads were once a public throughway for all modes of transportation. Before about 70 years ago, common law and public opinion recognized the operator of the more dangerous conveyance was responsible for read more »

Biking while black in Dallas, Texas

I’ve mentioned a couple of times how bicycle helmet laws are sometimes used for pretext stops in Dallas and elsewhere, with a disproportionate number of such stops taking place in predominately black and brown communities.

San Jose installs first cycletrack

The city of San Jose installed its first cycle track — a protected, on road lane for the exclusive use of cyclists — along a portion of South 4th Street in downtown.

Study: Helmet laws & bicycle use

Alan @ EcoVelo points me to a study recently published in the journal Injury Prevention showing that provincial helmet laws have no impact on bicycle ridership in Canada.

Cycling in a winter wonderland

Thanks to all for the holiday greetings and wishes. My family and I had a wonderful visit with my brother and his family down in lovely San Diego. My brother Mark gets used fry oil from the Mexican restaurant down the street. He showed me the simple rig he uses to filter the fry oil. read more »