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DIY bamboo bike building kit from Calfee on Kickstarter

Calfee Design announced their new bamboo bike building kit at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show on Friday. For the crazy low price of $580, you get the tools and supplies you need to build your very own bamboo bicycle frame.

Hump Day bike news: SF bike politics, Sondors in the wild, Accidental Argyle

Happy Happy Hump Day. We had another wonderful San Jose Bike Train this morning, with three of our seven riders wearing argyle with absolutely no pre-planning whatsoever on our apparel because we’re so awesomely in tune with each other. I also learned from Janet that the Mountain View City Council approved a new city bike read more »

Mountain Bike Wilderness First Aid Class

Paramedic Sean Andrasik of the Ride Guides and Backcountry Medical Guides will lead a Mountain Bike Wilderness First Aid Class in Santa Cruz, CA the weekend of November 14 & 15. In this two day course, you’ll begin each day at 8 AM learning first aid for common backcountry medical and trauma emergencies while riding read more »

Bikes and election results

Yesterday was local election day in California and around the nation. For the areas I generally pay attention to, most elections were for school districts, special purpose districts, and bond measures to fund schools. From a transportation and land use perspective, several interesting issues in San Francisco bolstered turnout to 30%, which is more than read more »

Beware Highway 1’s new “bicycle friendly” rumble strips

I was just riding along last weekend when I nearly bit it on the recently installed rumble strips along Highway 1 north of Santa Cruz, California.

Bicycles in the news, photos from around the world

Happy Hump Day, all! I took my bike into a refreshing drizzle in the Santa Cruz Mountains this morning. The National Weather Service says we can expect under quarter inch at the very very most between this morning through Friday, but I’m enjoying it while it lasts. Find ICYMI bike news below the photo of read more »