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Tuesday Bike News:

Good morning from California. Carlton Reid reminds us that it’s our own stupid fault the motor car became so popular. We cyclists insisted on hard surface roads. We wanted road rules to keep pedestrians out of the way. Because cycling as a hobby belonged mostly to deranged, sport-minded young men with a bent for innovation, read more »

Free coffee for bike commuters

Attention San Jose bike people: I put $40 in the pot just for you at Bel Bacio Il Migliore Caffè in Little Italy, and there’s still at least $30 available for you to spend. Please spend it today. Show up with a bike, ask for a “sospeso for bike train” and get a free coffee read more »

Friday: a death, and bike news

A colleague and friend passed yesterday morning after a too-short battle against the East Asian Curse, stomach cancer. James of Cupertino, California was a large man who never dressed up in lycra bike clothes, but friends, family and neighbors could still describe him as an avid cyclist. His fascination with bikes began in the early read more »

NAHBS: Adventures in Off Road Adventure Bikes

[Publisher's Note: Justin is being coy when he writes about these adventure bikes and fails to mention his own participation in the 2012 Tour de Divide -- and on a single speed bike, no less.] Most – if not all the bikes being shown at this year’s NAHBS are head turners, and the variety of read more »

Bikeway Design Guide

After two years of work, the National Association of City Transportation Officials released an Urban Bikeway Design Guide. This online resource is meant to help transportation officials design better bike facilities in the United States.

Another Colorado bike ban

Update: I heard from Heaven Fest organizers. Thanks for your attention on this! This isn’t a city or county government, but a private event. The Heaven Fest Colorado Christian Music Festival at Longmont’s Union Reservoir have banned biking and walking to the event as part of their traffic management plan.”