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Book Review: Bike Snob’s Ultimate Bicycle Owner’s Manual

Bike Snob NYC’s Ultimate Bicycle Owner’s Manual was released at the beginning of May, just in time for Bike Month, and I finally got my grease-stained hands on a copy over a month later for my very personal observance of National Bathroom Readers’ Month.

Levi’s Stadium pilots trail entry for Cal – Oregon game Friday

After meeting with community representatives and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition board member Scott Lane, the city of Santa Clara and Levi’s Stadium management agreed to a limited trial to open the San Tomas Aquino Trail between Agnew Road and the south side of the Great America lot near Gate C.

Bicycle Blog Thursday

Today reminds me that Thursday Bicycles wasn’t at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show last weekend. Jon Norstag of Thursday Bicycles in Idaho specializes in bomb proof steel frames designed and built for downhill and cross country riding, but what I especially like is his Mutton Master sheep herding and utility bike.

Sweatpea Bicycle Bombshell

Natalie Ramsland is Sweetpea Bikes of Portland, Oregon. She traditionally builds road style bikes for recreational, touring and commuter use, but she recently unveiled her Bombshell, a beautiful steel hardtail mountain bike.

Freakonomics looks at used bicycle prices

Freakonomics blog contributor Robin Goldstein decided to get an inexpensive, used bike to get around like the natives on his recent visit to Portland, Oregon. What he discovered, however, is there is no such thing as “used” and “inexpensive” when it comes to bicycles in Portland. Yeah, the bike guy answered, he had something super-cheap read more »

Freakanomics and bicycle licenses

The Freakanomics blog briefly mentions Wayne Krieger’s proposed bike tax in Oregon. Wayne Kriger, the bill’s chief architect (and, natch, a non-cyclist), says bike riders should help pay for the roads they use. Just be glad he didn’t propose a Pay As You Drive fee. nVidia pushes for bike commuters. Bicycle Design: Uganda Cargo Bike. read more »