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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 »

Bicycles in the news and culture

Happy Friday. Remember, Santa Cruz “Tropicalismo” Bike Party ride happens tonight beginning 7 PM from the Bike Church. More bike news below the photo of the guy riding his bike through the “New Jungle” refugee camp in Calais, France. View image |

Bicycles in the news, photos from around the world

Happy Hump Day, all! I took my bike into a refreshing drizzle in the Santa Cruz Mountains this morning. The National Weather Service says we can expect under quarter inch at the very very most between this morning through Friday, but I’m enjoying it while it lasts. Find ICYMI bike news below the photo of read more »

Friday Roundup

Happy Friday, all. Bike Month continues with all kinds of fun activities. The Amgen Tour of California Women’s Stage Race begins today at South Lake Tahoe (assuming they don’t get snowed out); I’ll be there Saturday to watch the racing. Read more bike news below the photo of parked bikes outside of a local cafe read more »

200+ MPH on a rocket propelled “bicycle”

On Friday, French daredevil Francois Gissy hits 207 MPH / 333 km/h on a garage-built bicycle propelled by three hydrogen peroxide rocket engines down a a quarter mile track to achieve a new world record. What personal records did you achieve this past weekend?