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My bicycle commute

I decided to bike the whole 25 mile distance from San Jose to work in Menlo Park, going up Park Street to Naglee / Forest, a quick jog up Winchester (just two blocks away from the famous Winchester Mystery House) and then I followed Stevens Creek Boulevard the entire distance to Foothill Expressway in Cupertino. read more »

My perfect commuter bicycle

Consider the lowly beater bike. Over at Commute By Bike, Arleigh has started the Build Your Perfect Commuter Bike project. Various people have weighed in about frame style, frame material, brakes, gearing, chaincases, fenders, integrated lightning and so on. Ghost Rider comments that if you ask 100 people for their opinion on the perfect bike, read more »

Free coffee for bike commuters

Attention San Jose bike people: I put $40 in the pot just for you at Bel Bacio Il Migliore Caffè in Little Italy, and there’s still at least $30 available for you to spend. Please spend it today. Show up with a bike, ask for a “sospeso for bike train” and get a free coffee read more »

Crash Test Dummy bicycle jersey

This is an ad. Somebody’s got to pay for that coffee I bought for all of those bike commuters this morning in San Jose. I’m not a fan of Primal Wear’s designs, but I might make an exception for their Crash Test Dummy bike jersey. This jersey is available online via Amazon in short sleeve, read more »

Over the hill on an electric bicycle

Neal at NTS Works in Santa Cruz built up a prototype Fat Free electric assist bicycle for me to try over the next few days. Of course I took it straight from assembly to a 32 mile ride with 2000 feet of elevation over the Santa Cruz Mountains without so much as a shakedown ride.

Christiane Taubira commutes by bike

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira rides her yellow bicycle to the weekly cabinet meeting at Elysee Palace, the official presidential residence in Paris.