Search Results for: Never too old to ride

Tweaks to my old map app

After several years of inattention, I’ve finally tweaked my old online bike routing application.

New Earth

This is kind of sci-fi book review and kind of a stream-of-concisouness current events commentary, but first of all, obligatory bike content: Calmar Bicycles in Santa Clara, California begins their business liquidation sale on Monday. They’re a long time presence in South Bay cycling, long time supporters of the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, regular participants read more »

Vision Zero, Data driven enforcement, and Discrimination?

The Safe Routes Partnership moderated a Twitter chat this morning on the topic of equity and law enforcement in the context of active transportation. Among the good discussion starters, the Safe Routes Partnership asked: Q6. What types of policies or approaches are effective at ensuring that law enforcement doesn’t profile or discriminate? #MoveEquity — SafeRoutesNow read more »

I haven’t talked about carnage in a while

After a posting to Nextdoor from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) announcing a community workshop for the county bike plan update, a couple of people left typical hater comments in response. I know this isn’t exactly news, but it’s nice to see these two comments received a total of 20 “Thanks” (and from read more »

I review Crud Roadracer Mk 2 bicycle fenders

Several weeks ago I asked the Internet which road bicycle fenders should I install and you, loyal readers, responded with surprising enthusiasm for the Crud Roadracer Mk2.

CES: Technology and the automobile

The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show kicked off with a huge focus on integrating consumer electronics with the automobile. Ford CEO Mark Fields, Mercedes-Benz Chairman Dieter Zetsche, General Motors “Chief Infotainment Officer” Phil Abram, and Bosch Chairman Werner Stroth are featured keynote speakers this week.