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I need a faster bicycle

I need a new bicycle. Consider the evidence: I’ve been caught and passed on Foothill Expressway this week by – A large fella on a Trek Navigator hybrid bike with monster panniers; A teen school girl with big foppy sneakers on a blue, full suspension Bike Shaped Object (BSO) with a squeaky chain; Mr Bean; read more »

Bicycles as public transit

Chattanooga Tennessee calls their new bike share program “Chattanooga Bicycle Transit.”

My perfect commuter bicycle

Consider the lowly beater bike. Over at Commute By Bike, Arleigh has started the Build Your Perfect Commuter Bike project. Various people have weighed in about frame style, frame material, brakes, gearing, chaincases, fenders, integrated lightning and so on. Ghost Rider comments that if you ask 100 people for their opinion on the perfect bike, read more »

Bicycle news

Happy Monday, everybody! This photo is by GT Tim in Atlanta, who posts his comments to Cyclelicious on occasion. Paul at Bike Commute Tips had a busy weekend posting a lot of encouraging news items about bicycling and commuting. He notes that the city of Urbana, Illinois has a new bike plan. Paul has a read more »

Bicycle news

There’s a lot’s going on the world of cycling in this second week of 2008! Cute story in the SF Chron: Kids Bike Sex Change. It involves duct tape and scissors. Spray paint is much easier and faster. Reno, NV: Don’t let the cold keep you off your bike. Boston motorists blame bike lanes for read more »

Use cases for Garmin’s new traffic radar

In case you missed it, Garmin announced their Garmin Varia rearview bike radar, which signals the rider of traffic approaching from the rear. There’s tremendous interest in this gizmo and I’m sure I’ll see at least a few on-bike radar devices after this product launches in October, but I’m curious: what is the actual benefit read more »