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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 »

Levi’s Stadium report, bike vigilantes, and more

Reminders: You’re invited to the cyclist photo shoot tonight in downtown San Jose beginning at 5:30. We hope to have all kinds of people who ride there, so come on down and invite your friends. San Jose Bike Train rolls next Wednesday, October 15 2014, 8 AM from Diridon Station in San Jose for destinations read more »

Bike news

Los Angeles Mayor selects bona fide San Francisco bike hippie Seleta Reynolds to run the Department of Transportation in California’s largest city. More bicycle news and links below the photo of people riding bikes in California’s third largest city.

Houston police ride bikes to enforce 3 foot passing rule

Houston, Texas has a three foot passing rule, which is apparently not well observed by local drivers. Police officer Stephen Klein bought a bike from a garage sale for $45 and began riding. “You’ll stay to the right but motorists will come by and rev their engines,” he says. “They’ll honk, or they’ll try to read more »

Pedestrian killed by cyclist in San Jose, and more bike news

Mercury News journalist Mike Rosenberg tweeted out this letter sent to City Hall the other day regarding pedestrian safety and dangerous sidewalk cyclists in downtown San Jose. Letter San Jose City Hall received: Guy worried about being sent to his crypt; "meanwhile enjoy" pic.twitter.com/6zrcL7wjfR — Mike Rosenberg (@RosenbergMerc) March 25, 2014

David Cortese wants more dead pedestrians in San Jose

In a recent interview with local talk radio KLIV, San Jose Mayoral candidate David Cortese said the city needs to abandon its efforts to create a safer environment for all road users. He wants wider streets, more lanes, and faster traffic, because apparently 26 dead pedestrians and cyclists wasn’t enough for him in 2013. In read more »