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Hump Day bike news: SF bike politics, Sondors in the wild, Accidental Argyle

Happy Happy Hump Day. We had another wonderful San Jose Bike Train this morning, with three of our seven riders wearing argyle with absolutely no pre-planning whatsoever on our apparel because we’re so awesomely in tune with each other. I also learned from Janet that the Mountain View City Council approved a new city bike read more »

Bikes and election results

Yesterday was local election day in California and around the nation. For the areas I generally pay attention to, most elections were for school districts, special purpose districts, and bond measures to fund schools. From a transportation and land use perspective, several interesting issues in San Francisco bolstered turnout to 30%, which is more than read more »

SF Bay Area bike events

Don’t forget – the 8th Annual San Francisco Bicycle Expo takes place Saturday, November 21, 2015, 11AM to 5PM at the Cow Palace in Daly City. There’s lots more going on before the heavy rain begins in a month or two.

SF Bay Area Highway Funding Workshop

The San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the California Transportation Commission sent this announcement for a workshop on road funding in the state of California. Among the topics of discussion: taxing auto use based on mileage instead of the gas tax currently used for a big portion of California’s highway fund.

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.