Search Results for: National Bike Summit '07

Why a “Bike to Shop” Day?

To celebrate Bike Month and encourage more people to #BikeEverywhere, we’re doing a Bike to Shop Day tomorrow in Silicon Valley, California. Here’s why.

Hump Day quickie bike updates

During the San Jose Bike Train today we saw Israel Prime Minister and California Governor Jerry Brown walk from the tarmac into a waiting caravan of black vans as we rode alongside San Jose International Airport. What did you see on your commute today? Christian Lent begins today. My reflections as recycled from 2010. More read more »

Elections, bike bombs, and bike goodies

Oops, it happened again. Thanks so much for all of the discussion yesterday on vulnerable users. I reported then that a pedestrian walked straight into me even though I was at a dead stop on my bicycle. Guess what — the same thing happened again this morning at the same location. The only difference was read more »

Bikes = Economic Catastrophe

Will the US DOT recent policy change giving equal weight for multiple transportation modes result in ‘economic catastrophe’? US Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood’s March 15 policy announcement favoring bicycle transportation received a lot of favorable press from bike wonks like you and I. The National Association of Manufacturers fears the impact this policy could have read more »

Bicycle Taiwan: Taipei, Yangmingshan National Park and Tien-Lai Spring Resort

If you need an idea for a picturesque and rewarding bicycle ride out of Taipei City, try this: start at Cafe Bike in Taipei, go straight up into Yangmingshan National Park to elevation 900 meters (2700 feet), over a dormant volcano, and down Yang Jin Road to the amazing Tien Lai Spring Resort, where you read more »

Late night bike news

There was a lot of activity here Wednesday night from myself, Alison, and Jessica here at Cyclelicious. In case you missed it… – Jessica Thompson of the League of Illinois Bicyclists reported on the first two days of the 2009 National Bike Summit. – Celebrity Jessica Alba rides a Velib bicycle in Paris, France. – read more »