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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 »

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?

Levi’s Stadium pilots trail entry for Cal – Oregon game Friday

After meeting with community representatives and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition board member Scott Lane, the city of Santa Clara and Levi’s Stadium management agreed to a limited trial to open the San Tomas Aquino Trail between Agnew Road and the south side of the Great America lot near Gate C.

Tuesday Bike News:

Good morning from California. Carlton Reid reminds us that it’s our own stupid fault the motor car became so popular. We cyclists insisted on hard surface roads. We wanted road rules to keep pedestrians out of the way. Because cycling as a hobby belonged mostly to deranged, sport-minded young men with a bent for innovation, read more »