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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 »

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.

Forget bicycles: Unicycles are the cockroaches of disaster

Who is this mystery man riding a unicycle with an umbrella on an icy road? Screen capture courtesy of Brian in Utah, who runs Industry Outsider. Go view his website when you have a chance. Story at KSL.com: 10,000 Utahns without power as ice storm halts commuters, planes.

Bay Area bike commuters transportation mode share and gender split for 2012

Last year, we looked at bike commute numbers for San Francisco Bay Area cities as estimated by the US Census American Community Survey. The numbers for 2012 are now out, so let’s see how these cities fared.

Santa Clara green lanes, Melbourne commuter challenge, and the lingering scent of bike saddles

City of Santa Clara CA is painting new buffered green lanes on Calabazas Boulevard. Photo from Ron.