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Get on your bike and ride

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The more the merrier: A bike pool AND and a bike train

In 2013, a group of design students from the California College of Arts worked with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition on ways to encourage cycling. This unique bipool logo represents a formal infrastructure for carpool-like bicycle commute rides. SVBC Youth Programs Coordinator Ashley Hernandez leads the first bipool (now called “BikePool”) test ride this Wednesday, read more »

Bicycle safety workshop and more

Before I get started: It’s a long story, but I lost my bike helmet. I’m seeking recommendations. My strong preference is for a well ventilated “road” style helmet. No skater or urban helmets, no mountain bike helmets. I’m looking at around the $100 price range, so helmets like the Giro Atmos or Specialized Propero. Let read more »

Baaaa! and bike stuff for you.

Happy Lunar New Year, all. Bike news and updates below the photo of cyclists riding through aflock of sheep and goats on the Manali-Leh highway, India. View image | gettyimages.com

San Jose Bike Train: Now with free (near) downtown parking

I run San Jose Bike Train to encourage newcomers to try commuting by bike. Our transit-friendly start point, unfortunately, conflicts with this goal. Free, all-day parking is difficult to find near Diridon Station and Bel Bacio Coffee, where we normally meet. For 2015, I added VTA Park & Ride lots. A colleague requested parking near read more »

California legislation: Mandatory helmets and high viz apparel

California Senator Carol Liu of Glendale yesterday introduced SB 192 AKA the “Remove Cyclists From California Roads Law of 2015″ or, alternatively, the “Harass Minorities On Bikes Law of 2015.” Her legislation, if passed, will require helmets for all bicycle riders of all ages, and high visibility safety apparel after dark.