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Delaware ditches “Share the Road” signs

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced last November that they would stop using the ambiguous “Share the Road” sign. For the rationale, I’m going to copy the entire article by James Wilson, executive director of Bike Delaware, and Mark Luszcz, chief traffic engineer of the Delaware Department of Transportation, as published in the Institute of read more »

Dickens’s Dictiontary of London: BICYCLING

For a taste of Victorian London, see this entry for “BICYCLING” from Dickens’s Dictionary of London: An Unconventional Guide, 1888 by Charles Dickens. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Orange is the fastest color

Flickr (remember them? It’s an online photo sharing social media service.) has a group called Orange Is the Fastest Color. It’s a gallery of orange bicycles. In keeping with the “fast” theme, Strava also has an orange motif. File this either under “apropos of nothing” or “trolling.”

The Fourth Power Rule

Discussion about fees and taxes for bicycles so that we cyclists “pay our fair share” often turn to mentions of the “Fourth Power Rule.” So what is this mysterious Fourth Power Rule?

All Saints Carnage

Why do people drive? It’s so dangerous! Two major accidents on California State Route 17 last night Early this morning, a Calstar helicopter landed on a closed Highway 17 near my home in Santa Cruz County to transport the seriously injured victim of a hit and run collision. Calstar helicopter during the day. Calstar is read more »

California Governor signs 3 foot passing bill (for real this time)

New and improved news, this time with actual FACT CHECKING! Legislative update from the office of California Governor Jerry Brown: 9-23-2013 SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills:     … AB 1371 by Assemblymember Steven C. Bradford (D-Gardena) – Vehicles: bicycles: passing distance Read the read more »