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Green bicycles

There’s a Flickr group just for Green Bikes, and I happily contribute with photos like this Green Scwinn Racer I spotted at my local bike shop. A few days after seeing this almost pristine Schwinn Racer, I saw another green Schwinn on the road in Santa Cruz. This one is a little more used. When read more »

Bicycles, extreme weather, and drought

I and others have commented on the obligatory news photos and videos of somebody on a bike during extreme weather events such as hurricanes and blizzards. We even had a unicycle photobomb a story about a Utah ice storm this winter. And now, we have a news photo of a man riding his unicycle through… read more »

San Fernando Street green lane bikeway ribbon cutting in San Jose

1200 people ride bicycles on San Fernando Street each day. The city of San Jose will have a ribbon cutting on 8 A.M. Wednesday morning at Diridon Station for the newly paved and painted San Fernando Street bikeway. I’ll be there with my cameras and bike. If I can find something green to wear I’ll read more »

Video detection of bicycles for traffic lights

Most cyclists have encountered stubborn traffic lights that don’t detect bicycles or motorcycles. Since 2009 in California, new traffic lights that detect traffic must also detect bicycles and motorcycles. This law requiring bicycle detection for actuated traffic lights has encouraged some additional innovation by traffic equipment vendors. To comply with state law while maintaining a read more »

Santa Clara green lanes, Melbourne commuter challenge, and the lingering scent of bike saddles

City of Santa Clara CA is painting new buffered green lanes on Calabazas Boulevard. Photo from Ron.

Green bike lanes roll out Wednesday in San Jose

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., representatives from the City of San José, Our City Forest, and the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will roll paint in an effort to get more bicycles rolling in the city. The event will take place on Hedding Street at the Guadalupe River Trail on the west side read more »