Search Results for: On the road

Live wires on the road and neighborly mountain folk

If you ride in the hills around the Bay Area during high winds, be prepared to find closed roads due to fallen trees and live power lines.

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 »

Rules of the road vs local custom

While vacationing in Colorado earlier this month I biked through Garden of the Gods, a magnificent public park in the city of Colorado Springs where I encountered this combined pedestrian / bicycle lanes on the right side of a one-way road.

Unpaving roads

I’ve previously joked that disintegrating roads contribute to the popularity of adventure bikes. Governments can’t afford to maintain our public roads, resulting in challenging rock gardens for cyclists and recurring front-end repair bills for the motoring public. On this 100th Anniversary of the first Federal funding law for public roads, WIRED Magazine looks at the read more »

San Jose Team Meeting tonight, and a Willow Glen Road Diet update

The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition San Jose Team meets tonight in the spacious offices of the All Power Bike Lobby local chapter at 96 North 3rd Street, San Jose CA. The lobby doors close at 6:30 PM so show up before that and follow the other bike hippies to the meeting location on the 3rd read more »