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Does this look like me?

Carl in Longmont, Colorado says this looks like me. This illustration is from the “winter” collection by artist Yuzuriha Satoshi in Tokyo, Japan. This illustration entitled “Koshu Kaido / Inume” shows a stop along the old “Koshu Highway.” Satoshi-san is probably a randonneur. Many of his prints illustrate what a long distance cyclist may see read more »

California: Local Bike Infrastructure Enhancement Act of 2014

California Senator Mark DeSaulnier made a slight amendment to SB 1183, his California bicycle Tax bill. Can you spot the change?

Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist

Among the 13 stories published in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Return of Sherlock Holmes is “The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist,” in which a Victorian gal on a bike is stalked by a fixie riding hipster.

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What does “Critical Mass” mean to you?

If you played word association with Joe and Jane Random, how would they respond to Critical Mass? In 1934, Hungarian phycisist Leó Szilárd filed his patent for a neutron-induced nuclear chain reaction and introduced the concept of “critical mass.” The critical mass is the smallest amount of fissile material needed for a sustained nuclear chain read more »

Does Facebook really generate that much traffic?

This is about real physical traffic, as in the movement of people. Not web traffic. This is not an article about how Facebook can help your search marketing efforts. Long time readers know I once worked for Sun Microsystems at the Menlo Park campus now leased by Facebook. Known as “Sun Quentin” for its prison-like read more »

MJ-880 2000 lumen light

Last April I had the chance to ride around the Mazda Racetrack in Monterey at dusk testing out Magicshine’s 2000 lumen MJ-880 light.  It was… impressive, though that impressiveness comes at a cost, both monetarily (it’s around $200) and engineering. The unboxing is a little underwhelming – everything is fairly well packed but once you read more »