Nah, just kidding. The sign is a souvenir from Japan. It’s at Mojo Bicycle Cafe — a combo coffee shop and bike shop — in the Alamo Square neighborhood in San Francisco. Meligrosa took the photo and reviews this hangout at Bikes and the City.

San Jose Bike Train tomorrow, and a roundup

Welcome to that time of year when back-to-school traffic picks up. You can beat that traffic on Highway 87 and North First Street by riding with San Jose Bike Train Wednesday morning, August 19. We depart Diridon Station in San Jose at 8 AM for destinations north along the Guadalupe River Trail. More bikey and read more »

Sea Otter Classic 2016 begins in 10 days

The Sea Otter Classic and Festival 2016 begins Thursday, April 14, 2016 at the Laguna Seca Raceway outside of Monterey, CA. This is mostly a mountain biking event, but there’s a good amount of road action and even a tiny bit of utility cycling in the consumer show area. Here’s what I’ll look for this read more »

Santa Clara County trail flooding status

Real time trail flooding info for selected trails in the cities of San Jose, Santa Clara, Los Gatos, and Milpitas in Santa Clara County, California. Update: Thank you so much and please keep your flood reports coming. I have the Guadalupe River Trail pretty much nailed down. I’m currently seeking time and dates for flooding read more »

Letter to the Editor

Jeffrey Moore of Las Cruces, NM wrote a letter to the editor complaining about all the bikes on the streets! It’s been a while since I’ve covered the usual complaints, so let’s go over them again.

Exciting times at work

Bicycle stuff first of all. One of my co-workers, Jeff, bought a brand new bike — a carbon fiber Giant TCR Advanced. We chatted for a while, and then he pulled ahead and I managed to hang on to his wheel for approximately six inches and then he zoomed away from me like Superman off read more »