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Buyer beware on those cheap “super bright” bicycle lights

I have always purchased bicycle lights from well-known, recognized brands, and over about the past decade I’ve favored American brands such as Nite Rider (based in San Diego) and Light and Motion (which does manufacturing outside of Monterey, California). Made-In-America from an established brand with a reputation for quality translates into a premium price, and read more »

(Slightly) stronger bike theft legislation for Arizona

Steal a bike from a public school or college campus in Arizona and you may have a felony record if Arizona SB 1481 passes.

Light up the Night bike ride in Santa Cruz California

Bike Santa Cruz County Hosts Community Ride and Bike Light Giveaway on Friday, March 11, 2016 Bike Santa Cruz County is hosting Light Up the Night, a community bike ride and bike light giveaway, on Friday, March 11th from 5-9 p.m. at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, 705 Front Street in Santa read more »

I’d buy the Bontrager Flare R light again, but I can’t

Watch for my tale of woe below, but here’s the TL;DR summary: the Bontrager Flare R tail light is surprisingly bright even in daylight and a good value for the money. It’s especially great for this time of year in the Northern Hemisphere when the sun is low in the sky even at midday. Bontrager read more »

Bike light giveaways in San Jose CA

Two December bike light giveaways in San Jose: December 14, and December 18. Details below. The city of San Jose, CA Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee will have their annual free light and helmet giveaway this Monday, December 14th, from 4:30 – 5:30 pm, in front of the King Library in downtown San Jose. Their goal read more »

SF Bay Area: Light Rain Sunday & Monday

As of this writing, the forecasters at the National Weather Service predict less than a quarter inch of rain for the San Francisco Bay Area, with perhaps up to a half inch along the coast in the hills. Clear weather returns Tuesday, but there’s currently a slight chance of more rain again on Friday. Remember, read more »