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Bike Share performance in the South Bay

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will provide an update on the performance Bay Area Bike Share in Santa Clara County during the VTA Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting on July 9, 2014.

Bay Area Bike to Work Day 2014

Last night I set my alarm for 4:30 AM for my anticipated 32 mile ride “over the hill” (i.e. over the Santa Cruz Mountains) to the office. I have no recollection of this alarm going off; all I know is I groggily looked at the clock, saw that it said 5:45 and hurried out of read more »

Return of the double triangle folding bike from Dahon

Although Dahon has designed double triangle folding bikes in the past, they don’t have any in their current lineup. That will change with the introduction of their new Dahon Clinch folder for the 2015 model year.

Sherlock Holmes: The Solitary Cyclist

Among the 13 stories published in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Return of Sherlock Holmes is “The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist,” in which a Victorian gal on a bike is stalked by a fixie riding hipster.

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Friday bike news roundup

Happy Friday, all, and happy 12 days until Christmas. I’m working up my list of top bike stories for 2013. I’ll mention Armstrong’s appearance on Oprah, Levi Leiphiemer’s retirement, California bike politics, and, of course, Roubaixgate, along with several other stories. What else should I mention? More bike news below.

Schematic bike maps?

Ever since Harry Beck designed his iconic schematic map of the London Underground in 1933, other transit agencies have followed suit with their own abstract maps. Transit routes are shown as color-coded straight lines with sharp turns. Stops are equidistant, and the physical geography is omitted. Navigating Tokyo’s rail transit was easy for me as read more »