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Labor Day recovery

For the benefit of those outside of the United States, we had our token holiday honoring American socialist heroes this last weekend. I hope your Labor Day Holiday went better than mine. I spent much of it in bed recovering from a vicious sinus infection. What little time away from the bed was spent enjoying read more »

Happy Labor Day to American Readers

Today is a great day to be a cyclist. Not only does the Vuelta a EspaƱa continue with a close race, with Cadel Evans leading Alejandro Valverde by two seconds, but the Tour of Missouri starts today. According to the Tour of Missouri site, the race will be airing online on multiple outlets including Universal read more »

Labor Day

By the time this is posted I’ll be away from the computer, probably for the entire weekend. In the United States we have a three day weekend with our Labor Day holiday, but I have a couple of celebrity bike goodies planned for automatic posting over the weekend. If you haven’t noticed the little teaser read more »

Justice for a bicycling farm laborer

Back in July 23, 2013, 65-year-old farm laborer Jose Martinez-Sanchez was biking to work on rural Highway 129 / Riverside Drive outside of Watsonville, California when he was hit from behind at 50 MPH by the driver of a Ford Mustang. Martinez-Sanchez was thrown into the opposite lane, where he was struck and killed by read more »

San Jose District 4 runoff today until 8 PM

The runoff for San Jose District 4 City Council takes place today until 8 PM. From an active transportation perspective, you have a choice between two decent candidates in this runoff between Manh Nguyen and Tim Orozco. In fact, I Walk I Bike I Vote took the unusual step of endorsing both candidates, so you read more »

The Post likes bikes, and more Hump Day bicycle news

The New York Post suddenly likes bikes? The caption for this bike style gallery includes the text, “We like bike! No matter your style, there’s an outfit for every ride.”