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Friday bicycle news

Last night’s light rain made my morning ride to work a little damp. Another storm is supposed to arrive into the SF Bay Area Saturday night, with up to five inches of rain expected in the Santa Cruz Mountains where I live. Still, that’s nothing compared to Taiwan, where Typhoon Megi has dumped a record read more »

Friday bicycle news

It’s still raining in California and I’m still riding. Here’s the news for today. Brad Pitt on a Bianchi. 200 new electronic bike lockers at some BART stations in the East Bay. Amgen Tour of California organizers in Palo Alto are short on cash. Tour Down Under: Team Rabobank’s Michael Hayman seriously injured in head read more »

I read the news today…

Happy Friday, all. For most U.S. residents, don’t forget you lose an hour of sleep this weekend. Beyond that, there’s honestly more bike news than I can keep up with, but here are a few quick items of note below the photo of traffic on California State Route 17.

Friday: a death, and bike news

A colleague and friend passed yesterday morning after a too-short battle against the East Asian Curse, stomach cancer. James of Cupertino, California was a large man who never dressed up in lycra bike clothes, but friends, family and neighbors could still describe him as an avid cyclist. His fascination with bikes began in the early read more »

Friday bike news roundup

Happy Friday, all, and happy 12 days until Christmas. I’m working up my list of top bike stories for 2013. I’ll mention Armstrong’s appearance on Oprah, Levi Leiphiemer’s retirement, California bike politics, and, of course, Roubaixgate, along with several other stories. What else should I mention? More bike news below.

California: Yet another bicycle legislation update 2013

The California legislature wrapped up the first year of their two year session last Friday. Damien Newton in Los Angeles tracked a few bills that may be of interest to you. I have a couple more here. First of all, a correction: Damien mistakenly reports that AB 417 (CEQA exemptions for bike plans) died in read more »