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Bicycle civil defense drills

This recent discussion of bikes for disaster planning reminds me of an idea to promote bikes for transportation under the guise of emergency planning. Quick Quiz: Who wrote this proposal for a bicycle civil defense drill?

2011 NICA award banquet

High school mountain bikers honored at NICA banquet Muhammad Ali, Wilma Rudolph, Lance Armstrong, Magic Johnson. What do they all have in common? They’re all well-known sports heroes. They are more than just champions in their respective sports. They have all used their fame to give back, to inspire and encourage, and to call attention read more »

Bicycle banality

It’s time to clear out my backlog of old bicycle news and study up on my GRE vocabulary. This photo depicts a Mad Cat rider at the 8 hour Boggs Mountain Bike event. Photo by Ken Conley, who’s posted 300+ photos from the event to his website, including some fun Crimes Against Photography. What pulchritudinously read more »

2013 year in review for bicycling

Happy Holidays, faithful readers. Each year I try to track bicycle news of note for the year. You might notice a regional focus. How many of these items do you remember? What have I missed?

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.

Wrong way cycling not as dangerous as we thought?

The other day Elly Blue wrote that wrong-way riding (aka “salmoning”) is maybe not so much a character flaw as it is an indication that something is wrong with the system, whether it be evidence of a lack in bicycle safety education or a problem with our infrastructure.