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Unified bike advocacy

The news is out that the three major American bike advocacy groups — the League of American Bicyclists, the Alliance for Biking and Walking, and Bikes Belong — plan to merge. The planned merger is widely hailed as a good move that makes sense. A unified voice and consolidated resources will strengthen the bike promotion read more »

Bicycle advocacy glossary

Terms for the world of cyclist / cycling / bicycle promotion and advocacy. Class I Bikeway: California divides bicycle facilities into three classes. “Class I Bike Path” is a trail, path, or sidepath physically separate from a road. Synonyms: cycleway, MUP, MUT, shared path, linear park, greenway. Class II Bikeway: California nomenclature for a bike read more »

Dan’s tips for cycling advocacy

I published this interview with Bicycle Colorado director Dan Grunig back in 2007. There have been some changes since then (Bicycle Colorado has grown, Thunderhead Alliance is now “The Alliance for Biking and Walking”) but Dan’s advice on getting involved with local advocacy still holds true. I intended this to be the start of a read more »

Pedals, tacos and Solange rides a bicycle

Reminder: SF Bike Expo is THIS WEEKEND at the Cow Palace. With so much to be happy about, why does Gabriel look so sad? Gabriel wanted tacos, but because he biked through the drive-through at Taco Bell, he was denied service, refused to leave when asked to do so, and was eventually arrested. Cheezburger has read more »

Friday’s Pro Tip: Don’t try to bike through a police barricade when a maniac in the national capital starts shooting. Even Canadian law enforcement will take you down, albeit politely and with utmost professionalism. More bike news below the photo of cyclist Bernard Desgagne on the ground. #457676706 / gettyimages.com

I am not at Interbike and California 3 foot law

My Instagram feed is full of photos from the huge bicycle industry show at Las Vegas. I see a lot of interesting new stuff, but I’m not there. Read below the striped socks dude for bicycle news, both local and far flung.