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Laura & Russ: Simplify

In March 2009, Laura Crawford and Russ Roca made the decision to drop out of the status quo and find others around the world who have done the same. Paring down their lives to just what will fit on two bicycles, Laura and Russ are embarking on an extended bike tour throughout the US and read more »

Tuesday Bike News:

Good morning from California. Carlton Reid reminds us that it’s our own stupid fault the motor car became so popular. We cyclists insisted on hard surface roads. We wanted road rules to keep pedestrians out of the way. Because cycling as a hobby belonged mostly to deranged, sport-minded young men with a bent for innovation, read more »

109 women to compete during the Amgen Tour of California

109 women from 20 teams representing nine nations will compete over two days during the Amgen Tour of California 2014 beginning on Sunday.

Neel Kashkari rides a bicycle

Neel Kashkari, the moderate Republican who announced that he’s running for California governor, is apparently an avid cyclist. From Laura Blumenfeld’s profile of the man who oversaw the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) in 2008 and 2009: Now, after six months of dieting and 45-mile alpine bike rides, the gym scale under Kashkari’s sneakers reads: read more »

Bicycling for white people

This gorgeous video from Adventure Cycling showcases the U.S. Bicycle Route System, but one thing really stood out to me as an Asian American. See if you notice it too.

Bay Area Bike Share explains why SF bikes can’t leave the city

Shortly after Bay Area Bike Share launched, an intrepid bike person pushed the limits of the system to see how far he could take the system in the proud tradition of hackers everywhere, because that’s what we do. He discovered San Francisco bikes cannot be docked outside of San Francisco. After some internal investigation, the read more »