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Drive your bike to work day is May 21

Drive your bike to work day. To participate, hoist your bike onto your car and drive it to work!

Buyer beware on those cheap “super bright” bicycle lights

I have always purchased bicycle lights from well-known, recognized brands, and over about the past decade I’ve favored American brands such as Nite Rider (based in San Diego) and Light and Motion (which does manufacturing outside of Monterey, California). Made-In-America from an established brand with a reputation for quality translates into a premium price, and read more »

Re-thinking the commute for bike promotion

Happy World Bike Day, USA Bike Month, and (for much of Northern California) Bike Week. Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region takes place this Thursday. I love the bike celebrations associated with these events designed to encourage the bike-to-work trip, but is it possible that we focus too read more »

Yet Another Study shows link between driving to work, obesity

Your daily drive to work not only slowly kills everyone around you, it slowly kills you as well. In the largest study of its kind, British researchers found adults who commute to work via cycling or walking have lower body fat percentage and body mass index (BMI) measures in mid-life compared to adults who commute read more »

Santa Cruz: “Contraflow” bike lanes for Pacific Avenue?

Transportation and Public Works Commission for the city of Santa Cruz, California will consider a bike-only northbound lane as part of a larger proposal to convert Pacific Avenue to a one-way, southbound-only street at their meeting on Monday, March 21, 2016. Pacific Ave is currently one-way northbound only between Cathcart Street to Church Street, and read more »

San Francisco Vision Zero and Stop Sign Enforcement

As part of the city’s Vision Zero policy to reduce traffic fatalities, the San Francisco Police Department say they focus their enforcement on the five violations that are most frequently cited in collisions with people walking.