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Winter cycling tips for Santa Cruz, California

Last Saturday, I was just riding along in beautiful 68 degree sunny weather on Brommer Street in Santa Cruz when I shot a photo of Jamie Bianchini towing his son Luca in a bike trailer. I uploaded the photo to Google Plus. Google then applied “autoawesome” to the image to overlay animated snow flakes over read more »

Evelyn Hamilton cycling safety tips

The English Evelyn Hamilton was a celebrated endurance and racing cyclist in the 1930s.

Bicycle risks and safety

Raise The Hammer in Canada posts a good article about the safety of bicycling relative to the risks of other common activities such as driving and walking. The author, Ryan McGreal, uses real numbers and everything! The fatality rate for every million hours spent cycling is 0.26, compared to 0.47 per million driving hours (on-road read more »

Pico Boulevard gate

Late in 2009, the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) closed a gate connecting Pico Boulevard with the San Francisco Bay Trail. SamTrans staff cited safety concerns because Pico Boulevard provides access to the SamTrans bus yard in San Carlos. This gate closed off a very popular cycling route and an important connector for cyclists read more »

Mississippi passes 3 foot passing law

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour signed SB 3014 — “The John Paul Frerer Bicycle Safety Act” — this week. This “Bicycle Safety Law” includes a “three foot” passing requirement and other important changes to Mississippi law. Mississippi also joins the 41 states with discriminatory “Far to the Right” laws on the books.