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Weekend traffic forecast

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Regions, with temperatures expected well into the 90s today and through the weekend. The high pressure system stalling out means traffic to area beaches will look like this tonight through Sunday. Bikes will be a great way to get past read more »

Bicycle directions to Levi’s Stadium

Updates have been incorporated based your experience and mine from the Earthquakes / Sounders soccer game shakedown. The Levi’s Stadium bike directions list out suggested paths and streets to use when accessing the stadium. I personally like pictures, so I’ve created a map of bike paths and street access to the stadium from those paths read more »

What is the Sheldon Method?

Last night I was the guest “professor” for a fun, weekly online chat called #bikeschool on Twitter. The format is simple: the professor asks questions, the audience answers. Participants hashtag evertyhing with #bikeschool so we can track the discussion.

Social media and cycling advocacy

Yesterday, we learned how Barb Chamberlain became director of Washington Bikes, the cycling advocacy group for the state of Washington. I first met Barb online; both of us actively use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus to interact with other cyclists and advocates. I asked her how she and Washington Bikes read more »

Coming Soon: The Raven Bike

San Jose Bike Party calls their volunteer helpers “BIRDs,” which stands for “Bicycle Information Resource Director.” ” Ravens” are the elite BIRDs who try to clean up at the bike party meetup locations, but it’s an overwhelming and thankless job, and at many recent parties Bike Party have left behind huge piles of trash. In read more »

Hump Day ride report, in which I walk the walk of shame

I was Just Riding Along thinking that I haven’t had a flat tire all year (yes, really!) when, inevitably, my rear tire went flat. I shift to my smallest cog, flip the bike over and reach into my saddle bag where I find my tools, tire levers, pump and … that’s it. No spare tube, read more »