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Taiwan cycling photos

Today we participated in a short ride to promote tourism in rural Taitung County. The countryside of eastern and central Taiwan is populated with indigenous peoples who lived in Taiwan prior to Han Chinese immigration. The economy is primarily agricultural and the people seem more relaxed than their cousins in the big cities of the read more »

Tips for cycling on cigarette cards

Before World War II, several tobacco company included trading cards in their cigarette packaging, similar to baseball cards included in some modern packages of bubble gum. One British brand, Ogden’s Cigarettes, ran a series of cards with tips for Boy Scouts as a kind of Victorian age Instuctables. These tips included a few on cycling read more »

Bike photos in the news: Rain, Denver, Hanoi, Barcelona and more

A Sri Lankan cyclist rides through a rain shower in Colombo on December 7, 2015. The Sri Lankan capital has been lashed by heavy rains causing major traffic jams throughout the city. AFP PHOTO/ ISHARA S KODIKARA. View image |

Bike photos in the news for 2015-10-30

More bikes than cars on Agnew Road, Santa Clara, California. Drop below for the actual news photos. A young migrant cycles through the ‘Jungle’ camp in the northern French city of Calais on October 29, 2015. Winter is coming to Calais, raising fears among aid groups about worsening conditions for the thousands of migrants living read more »

American Community Survey: Less cycling, more driving in Silicon Valley

The U.S. Census Bureau released the 2014 American Community Survey numbers this morning. While several cites across the United States boast of big gains in bike commuters, the survey data shows the percentage of people riding public transportation and bikes to work in Silicon Valley California have dropped even as driving has grown.

Where are good road cycling routes around Santa Cruz?

I parked bikes at a street fair the other weekend in Capitola, CA where three people told me they were visiting from out of state, heard the riding was wonderful in Santa Cruz so they brought their road bikes. “Where should we ride?” they asked.