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Uglify your bike: Does it work?

To make your bike less likely a target for bike thieves, you’re told to sloppily rattle can and sticker your frame. I knew a guy who completely wrapped his frame in duct tape, which very effectively uglified it. I’ve long been skeptical of the usual advice to “uglify” your bike to make it less appealing read more »

Yet Another Study shows link between driving to work, obesity

Your daily drive to work not only slowly kills everyone around you, it slowly kills you as well. In the largest study of its kind, British researchers found adults who commute to work via cycling or walking have lower body fat percentage and body mass index (BMI) measures in mid-life compared to adults who commute read more »

SF Bay Area Highway Funding Workshop

The San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the California Transportation Commission sent this announcement for a workshop on road funding in the state of California. Among the topics of discussion: taxing auto use based on mileage instead of the gas tax currently used for a big portion of California’s highway fund.

Work zone bicycle considerations

Here are selections from Part 6 on “Temporary Traffic Control Devices” in the 2014 California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, which describes the “cone zone” signs, pavement markings, barriers and other “traffic control devices” used in road construction zones.

vSphere 5 Network PXE install

Note to my regular readers: There is no cycling or transportation content in this article about installing and booting VMware ESXi 5.x via the network, which is related to my day job of operating systems bringup in a group that designs new x86 server hardware.

Bike to Work Day Colorado 2014

Colorado’s Bike to Work Day in late June always confuses everybody else around the nation who do it during National Bike Month in June, but hey, it works for them so go with the flow.