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Tacks on the road

Some dirtbag in Virginia Beach, VA is scattering thumbtacks on the road along popular cycling routes.

Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay

[Paradoxically, this is an ad] Author Yves Engler will be in California from June 12 to June 19 promoting his new book written with Bianca Mugyenyi. Stop Signs focuses on how cities have been remade based on the needs of automotive transportation. The book’s thesis is that the American obsession with cars is linked to read more »

Road rage repeat offender in Santa Barbara bike crash?

Road rage driver from 2014 may be responsible for Monday’s serious injury collision in the Hope Ranch area of Santa Barbara, California. In April of 2014, professional sports photographer Carson Blume was riding eastbound on Cliff Drive with a friend in coastal Santa Barbara County, California when he says he was assaulted by a man read more »

San Jose Lincoln Avenue road diet pilot extension on agenda for WEDNESDAY

San Jose Council Member Pierluigi Oliviero added discussion to extend the Lincoln Avenue road diet in Willow Glen on the agenda for the Rules and Open Government Committee, which meets this Wednesday afternoon at 2 PM. Members of the public are invited to comment, and I’m told those opposed to the road diet will make read more »

Share the Road on this Happy Hot Tuesday

We’re under a Spare the Air Alert as the temperature exceeds 100°F / 37°C on this fine autumn day here in San Jose, California. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District declared another Spare the Air for the San Francisco Bay Area for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Now, let’s talk about R4-11, aka the read more »

Where are good road cycling routes around Santa Cruz?

I parked bikes at a street fair the other weekend in Capitola, CA where three people told me they were visiting from out of state, heard the riding was wonderful in Santa Cruz so they brought their road bikes. “Where should we ride?” they asked.