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Cycling in Russia: Bikes and guns

They combine cycling with shooting sports in the Russian warm weather version of a biathlon.

Cycling in Russia

“Mental and unsafe for cyclists.” That’s what this article says about cycling in Moscow, Russia (Via Warren): [Downtown Moscow authorities] envisage the introduction of bicycle [parking lots] around the center of the city and at metro stations. “There are 3.5 million people in the Central Administrative District,” said a spokesperson, “all coming to work into read more »

Cycling in Wichita, Kansas

I’ve only been to Wichita, Kansas once in my life. My dad’s family is in the area south of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Wichita is due north of Oklahoma City not far from the Oklahoma / Kansas border. I recall freeways, industrial sections of town, a riverfront, and aircraft industries on the edge of the city. We read more »

Beijing Olympic cycling: Spanish Armada

The Spanish Armada: That’s how Ken Conley described the Spanish cycling team’s performance this morning with Spaniard Samuel Sanchez’s gold medal in the men’s road racing team. I watched the race live but finally had to throw the towel in at about 1 A.M., just like the field of 53 DNFs in the race that read more »

Nataliya Vasilyeva rides a bicycle

Nataliya Vasilyeva is a business reporter for the Associated Press is Moscow, Russia. She writes about the challenges of cycling in the Russian capital.

My white elephant Christmas party gift

‘Tis the season to pass along trinkets at your various Holiday gatherings. I like to bring gifts purchased from local Santa Cruz businesses that I hope come across as a little bit unique. This might be a pound of coffee from Santa Cruz Roasting, or a satchel of lavender and patchouli scented hippy soap from read more »