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Eco Velo

The Bike Hugger gave me a big hug earlier this week — in a list of his Top 10 Bike Blog List, guess who he put at the very top of the list? That makes Yokota Fritz feel so wonderful that it’s worth a big photo of the Bike Hugger Team here; the tall guy read more »

EcoVelo bike photo contest

EcoVelo is holding a photo contest with cool prizes. I don’t want the prizes (I get plenty of schwag already — if I get something I’ll just pass it along to somebody else), but I think I’ll submit these photos to the contest. Green bike socks. Mrs Fritz with her Breezer Villager. “I pity da read more »

Book: Land of Second Chances

Have you seen the movie about the alcoholic has-been who coaches a team of unmotivated rejects to near victory at the championship game? I’m reading the True Life sequel. Land of Second Chances: The Impossible Rise of Rwanda’s Cycling Team is a remarkable look at 21st Century cycling in Rwanda.

Mail Order Minivelo

Jack “Ghost Rider” Sweeney of Bike Commuters pointed this out to me. Do you see anything funny about the ad copy for Mercier “Nano” minivelo bicycles from Bikes Direct?

Veleco, and a 20% discount

Veleco (“Velo” + “Eco”, get it?) has launched what they claim to be the world’s first Fair Trade and eco-friendly cyclewear company, and they offer a 20% discount on your first purchase of their cycling apparel to Cyclelicious readers through November 30, 2012.

Sacramento Velodrome

The Sacramento Valley Velodrome Association holds regular races in Midtown, but they don’t have an actual velodrome to race in.