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Hump Day bikes in the news: flooding, smog, and electric bike share

Happy Hump Day, all. I have a pro-tip for those of you who load bikes onto front-loading bike racks on public transportation before I begin this edition of bike photos in the news. Those bus bike racks have a spring loaded arm that’s used to secure the bike in place. Sometimes, the lock pin used read more »

Bicycles in the news and culture

Happy Friday. Remember, Santa Cruz “Tropicalismo” Bike Party ride happens tonight beginning 7 PM from the Bike Church. More bike news below the photo of the guy riding his bike through the “New Jungle” refugee camp in Calais, France. View image | gettyimages.com

Happy Birthday to America’s first freeway

The Arroyo Seco Parkway — widely acknowledged as the first freeway in America — opened 75 years ago today between Pasadena and Los Angeles, California.

New stations for San Jose Bike Train 2015

Happy New Year, all. I’m excited to announce two new stations for San Jose Bike Train for the first ride of 2015, which will take place the morning of Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

San Jose trail upgrades coming this year

The city of San Jose, California has one of the largest urban trail networks in the nation, with over 50 miles of trails open to the public. Several “core” trails — Guadalupe River, Coyote Creek and Highway 87 Bikeway — extend for several miles and are suitable for commuters as well as recreational use. A read more »

New Year Strava Art from Santa Cruz California

For the new year I tried my hand at creating some Strava art. Strava art or GPS drawing uses a city as a gigantic Etch-A-Sketch, with a GPS device that tracks your movements as the stylus. For my first attempt, I rode my bike between Mission Street and Escalona Drive in Santa Cruz to spell read more »