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San Jose Bike Train coming soon

I’m talking with Lady Fleur and a couple of other people to start up a San Jose Bike Train. A bike train is a no-drop (~10 MPH) group commute designed specifically to help newcomers overcome obstacles like wayfinding. Our initial route will begin from Diridon Station in San Jose, with maybe a spur from near read more »

My winter cycling cred

I’ve been a year round utility cyclist since the 1980s. Whilst living in Illinois and Colorado, that meant cycling to work in occasionally extreme weather. You just deal with it. Six years in California, however, has softened me.

Attention SF Bay Area: Rain on the way

Lest this latest stretch of beautiful weather lulls you into complacency, allow me to remind you that it’s almost December and heavy rain and wind is on the way.

Bright LED cycling jacket

You’ve all probably seen those safety vetsts with flashing LED lights embedded in them, right? The vests I’ve seen previously have very weak, small lights that are essentially useless. I expected more of this weak sauce when Badger Gears in Los Angeles asked me to look at their Indiegogo project for a new LED cycling read more »

Attention SF Bay Area: Rain Monday

Don’t let the gorgeous sunshine and warm weather fool you: We’re supposed to get a little rain on Monday, so strap your fenders on and dig your rain gear out of the closet.

Caltrain 233

Where: Northbound Caltrain #233 just north of the California Avenue station in Palo Alto. When: 9:10 AM this morning. What: A disturbing metallic *clank* shudders through the train