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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 »

Lumenous bike jacket with built-in turn signals, brake lights

This teaser video quickly highlights the features of the new products from Lumenous, which promise to enhance night-time visibility with wearable technology without making you look like a complete dork. The commuter jacket communicates with your phone via Bluetooth LE, so it knows when you’re slowing or approaching turns. The Kickstarter for this project has read more »

Fortified theft-resistant lights

If you lock your bike outside with a typical quick-release bike light, you risk losing your light to theft. Way back in 2012, Slava Menn successfully funded his Gotham theft-resistant bike lights after a buddy lost his lights to theft. Since then, Menn started Fortified Bicycle Company to market theft-proof lights and other components to read more »

White light, flash light, red light, no light

Under California law,  cyclists are required to have a red reflector visible from the rear when operating the bike at night. Those of you riding in darkness with a 200 lumen tail light without a rear reflector are in violation of CVC 21201.

Bicycle light maximum brightness?

I saw this question on a local bicycle discussion list: Is there a legal limit to how bright a bicycle light can be in the Bay Area measured in lumens?

Tonight in Santa Cruz: Light up the night bike ride

Meet all of the cool kids tonight at this Light Up the Night Bike Ride beginning at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History in downtown.