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Ride Every Road: Downtown San Jose

Happy Friday the 13th! I launched a new season of Ride Every Road with this morning’s modest ride to add portions of St John, St James and Julian Streets in downtown San Jose, California to my cycling coverage map.

Bikes banned in Colorado town roads

The town of Black Hawk, Colorado banned bicycles from most of its local streets. And Black Hawk Mayor David Spellman — who won the mayoral election unanimously in 2008 — is a drunken wife beater who consistently ranks as the most corrupt public official in Colorado. Really.

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: Proposed road diet for 4th Street north of Jackson

The city of San Jose, CA invites interested parties to a community meeting regarding a proposed “Complete Streets” project for a one mile section of North 4th Street between Jackson and Commercial Streets.

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.