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Missed it by *that* much! TdF Stage 14

Stage 14 Tour de France 2009… *SPOILERS* Russian National Champion Serguei Ivanov of Team Katusha won the stage today with a burst of speed when he attacked out of a long breakaway that nobody could catch. The story for the day, though, is that George Hincapie missed the Yellow Jersey today by just five seconds, read more »

Use cases for Garmin’s new traffic radar

In case you missed it, Garmin announced their Garmin Varia rearview bike radar, which signals the rider of traffic approaching from the rear. There’s tremendous interest in this gizmo and I’m sure I’ll see at least a few on-bike radar devices after this product launches in October, but I’m curious: what is the actual benefit read more »

What do we call this? Courtesy wave? Suicide wave?

Here’s the set up: I want a cheap katsudon rice bowl for dinner so I steer myself to Mitsuwa Market on Saratoga Avenue at Moorpark. I stopped in the left of two lanes on Moorpark waiting for oncoming traffic to clear so I can make a left turn. My path is the blue line, I read more »

San Jose Bicycle Festival photos

The 2015 San Jose Bicycle Festival took place Sunday at Kelley Park in San Jose, CA.

Steeps, sprints, and selfies

Good day, all. I conquered a small mountain. That, and Tour de France spoilers below.

Study: Dramatic drop in head injuries when cities implement bike share

TLDR Summary: In spite of the grossly misleading framing given by study author Dr Frederick Rivara, a long-time helmet advocate, the latest head injury study from Seattle shows total injury rates and head injury rates drop dramatically in cities that implement bike share programs, compared against control cities without bike share. Nursing Professor Janessa Graves’ read more »