Search Results for: Design a bike and get noticed

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.

A bike demo, hill sprints, and oh my aching legs

Whatever doesn’t kill me only makes me cry “Uncle!”: I overdid things with an extended demo on Specialized’s latest Roubaix bike and then hill sprints on a fixed gear bike. I’m in some real pain today. Ow.

Clever USB charging dynamo for bikes

My cell phone generally runs out of juice after three hours when the GPS is actively in use, which is the scenario when I’m tracking my bike rides. Engineers Aaron Latzke & David Delcourt in San Francisco designed this clever USB charging system that inserts over your bicycle rear wheel axle between the fork and read more »

Bike blogs for 2011

A lot of social media activity has migrated over this past year to portals like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Tumblr, but several new cycling blogs have caught my attention and yours in 2011.

Green Party candidate killed in hit & run

30 year old Maryland Green Party Senate candidate Natasha Pettigrew died after she was hit by a Cadillac Escalade while riding her bicycle early Sunday morning. The driver claims she didn’t realize she hit a human being until after she noticed the bicycle lodged under her vehicle, and finally called police an hour after the read more »

Advocacy How To: Road Design Review

Earlier this morning, I repeated my occasional admonition to show up at public meetings if you want bicycle facilities included in new roads. What I’ve never done, though, is explain what to do at those meetings. Fairfax Advocates for Better Biking (FABB) in Virginia have created this guide: the “Guide for Reviewing Public Road Design read more »