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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 Strava to find new riding partners

You’ve probably seen Strava’s Activity Playback tool, which allows you to quickly identify those missed connections as you ride. What can you use this for?

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.

Level of Service and motoring convenience über alles for San Jose intersection

To serve the controversial Summerhill / Santa Clara Gardens development on the site of the former UC Bay Area Research and Extension Center (BAREC) near Valley Fair Mall, the city of San Jose reconfigured the intersection of Forest Avenue at Winchester Boulevard. The cities removed a signalized crosswalk to improve Level of Service across the read more »

Will gas really get cheaper through the holidays?

Numerous news outlets are republishing the AAA prediction that gasoline prices will drop to levels not seen since 2011, when the average price of gas nationwide retailed for under $3.20 per gallon. The chart above shows the average price of gas in the United States over the past month, as tracked by gas price tracking read more »

Impeding traffic as a pretext for warrantless search

Old news I know, but I missed it since I was on vacation. A group of people cycling down four lane Western Avenue in Gardena, CA are stopped and cited for “impeding traffic,” frisked, and then lectured by clue-impaired Gardena officers that they should stay out of traffic because, apparently, they refuse to enforce traffic read more »