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Uglify your bike: Does it work?

To make your bike less likely a target for bike thieves, you’re told to sloppily rattle can and sticker your frame. I knew a guy who completely wrapped his frame in duct tape, which very effectively uglified it. I’ve long been skeptical of the usual advice to “uglify” your bike to make it less appealing read more »

Join California advocacy wonks on a 5 day bike tour

Register now for the California Dream Ride, a fully-supported five day semi-luxurious bicycle ride, with opportunities to meet and greet bicycle advocacy luminaries in the Golden State while riding from Santa Barbara to San Diego.

More bikes and pedestrians with Lincoln Avenue road diet

San Jose Department of Transportation counts 24% more bikes on Lincoln Avenue during road diet trial project. I’m reading the San Jose DOT data collection report [PDF] for the Lincoln Avenue Road Diet Trial prior to tomorrow night’s public meeting regarding this project in Willow Glen.

An emotional car-vs-bike post-mortem

A quarter century ago, Celine Zilke and a friend were just riding along on a sunny day in Long Island when she was struck from behind by her classmate Darin and his Oldsmobile.

Bike to Shop: Coming soon!

Bike To Shop Day Silicon Valley is coming up May 23, 2015 and needs your help to make it great!

Bicycle safety workshop and more

Before I get started: It’s a long story, but I lost my bike helmet. I’m seeking recommendations. My strong preference is for a well ventilated “road” style helmet. No skater or urban helmets, no mountain bike helmets. I’m looking at around the $100 price range, so helmets like the Giro Atmos or Specialized Propero. Let read more »