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Monday traffic report

Brrr, but it was chilly this morning. My employer doesn’t give me Presidents Day off, but the Federal holiday means light traffic and (unusually these days) a seat on the bus.

2010 bicycle commute data

The League of American Bicyclists announced their analysis of 2010 bicycle commute data based on the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey transportation data for 375 cities in the United States. The L.A.B. announced this on Friday night (of all times) and I haven’t looked at it yet. I’ll mention again on Monday morning, when read more »

Monday Morning Review

The weather in California has been outstanding this weekend. I certainly took advantage of the nice weather; I hope yo did too. Weekend bicycle news you might have missed, and more… Mississippi passes Bicycle Safety Law with three foot passing provision, anti-harassment provision, and Far to the Right law. Mark Stosberg posted a good set read more »

Manic Monday bicycle news

Sorry for the super late post. I’m late sending a review of the Schwinn Tailwind ebike to Momentum Magazine and I’m running late. Watch for the review there in the March / April issue (assuming I get it to them in time!) Heavy snow brings transportation to a crippling halt in the UK. The >Guardian read more »

Games during the bike commute

Dorky Doug commutes to work on mountain bike sensibly equipped with fenders (clip-on, alas), lights, and street slicks. He wears a helmet, high vis yellow jacket and reflective pant straps. At one particular intersection, there are often three or four cyclists stopping at the red light. I queue up behind whoever stops ahead of me, read more »

Thrilling ride

Picture me riding downhill on a fixed gear bike, kicking to skid to a stop when the chain snaps. There’s just a thrilling second of freewheeling. Before I can even think of reacting the broken chain wraps itself between the rear fork and the spinning wheel. Suddenly, the wheels locks up tight, and I skid read more »