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National Bike Challenge begins Sunday

TL;DR Summary: Click through to the National Bike Challenge, login or register, and link your account to Strava, MapMyRide, or Endomondo so your stats are automatically updated. If you don’t use these tracking apps, you can log your miles manually. It’s easy, and it’s kind of fun. Keep reading for more details.

San Jose: Non-auto transportation improvements for Winchester south of I-280

The city of San Jose, CA will hold a community meeting to discuss potential non-auto transportation projects in the area around Winchester Boulevard and Williams Road. Williams is located south of I-280 about midway between Stevens Creek Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue.

Santa Cruz builders at NAHBS 2016 in Sacramento

All of the usual suspects from Santa Cruz County will return with their selection of beautiful wares at the 2016 North American Handmade Bicycle Show beginning Friday, February 26, 2016 (tomorrow!) at the Sacramento Convention Center. I can’t get over John Caletti’s show bike, the CALETTI X KILLE, so let’s talk about that first.

A step through frame from Faraday Bikes

Three years ago, Faraday introduced their electric bike, notable because it’s much prettier than other ebikes, among other features. Earlier this week, Faraday launched a crowd-funding campaign for a step-through model they call the “Cortland” (rhymes with Portland?).

Targeted stop sign enforcement for cyclists?

I’m reading the minutes for the Santa Cruz County, California Community Traffic Safety Coalition (CTSC) and see the comment from the person who represents pedestrian advocacy in Santa Cruz regarding cyclists who roll stop signs. People on bikes should follow the rules of the road, but are scofflaw cyclists enough of a problem to warrant read more »

Mainstream media looks at shoddy cyclist fatality investigation

Quick personal note: I am traveling this week and may be slow in approving comments, which are currently under manual moderation. Some of you may remember the the death of 66 year old Margaret Bengs on November 2, 2015 in Sacramento, CA. Bengs attempted to cross Fair Oaks Boulevard at Kenneth Avenue on her bicycle read more »