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Happy Bike To Work Day

When this is posted on Thursday morning, hopefully I’ll be on my way biking and doing my tour of South Bay Energizer Stations. I plan to stop off a the Energizer Stations at San Jose Depot, Mountain View Castro Street, Palo Alto Wilkie Way, Palo Alto California Avenue, Palo Alto City Hall, and Menlo Park read more »

I don’t care if Monday’s blue

Hi all and … Monday. Apologies for the extended radio silence. I’m trying to force a cycling metaphor into love but I’m not sure it works. Cycling to the top of a mountain range is painfully slow, grinding hard work and, frankly, not a lot of fun. Experiencing your personal King of the Mountain feels read more »

My Kickstarter rules and a GPS bike

When Kickstarter became popular shortly after its 2009 launch, I and many of you were amazed and thrilled with the awesomely creative crowd-funded bicycle projects available. Before long, however, we began to see funded projects that failed to deliver, and I cringe at some projects from folks with little to no obvious background in bicycles read more »

SF Bay Area: Spare the Air forecast for Thursday, June 2 2016

Happy first day of the meteorological summer. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) announced its first summertime Spare the Air Alert for 2016. Because ground-level ozone is forecast to be at unhealthy levels tomorrow, the BAAQMD advises you to avoid “vigorous outdoor exercise” to limit your exposure, while also asking you to take read more »

Bike to Work Around the World

Happy National Bike Week in the United States. You probably know about and participate in the National Bike Challenge, in which you sign up to challenge yourself and your peers to ride more miles during the months of the challenge (May thru September). The more miles you ride, the more points you can earn for read more »

Re-thinking the commute for bike promotion

Happy World Bike Day, USA Bike Month, and (for much of Northern California) Bike Week. Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area and the Monterey Bay region takes place this Thursday. I love the bike celebrations associated with these events designed to encourage the bike-to-work trip, but is it possible that we focus too read more »