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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 »

Santa Cruz update: Green lanes, Arana Gulch, hit and run update, and more

Ribbon cutting Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for the long-anticipated Arana Gulch Multi-Use Trail project takes place at the trailhead in the parking lot for Santa Cruz Bible Church on Frederick Street, Santa Cruz, California. Event organizers point out the ample parking. Santa Cruz People Power will be on hand for valet bike parking, too. More 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.