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California town removes bike ban

This “no bicycles in street” sign on Fernleaf Avenue in Newport Beach, CA community of Corona del Mar illegally directs bike riders to walk their bikes on the adjacent sidewalk. Update: After action by local cyclists, the city said they’ll remove the sign and replace it with a warning.

Steeps, sprints, and selfies

Good day, all. I conquered a small mountain. That, and Tour de France spoilers below.

Hump Day ride report, in which I walk the walk of shame

I was Just Riding Along thinking that I haven’t had a flat tire all year (yes, really!) when, inevitably, my rear tire went flat. I shift to my smallest cog, flip the bike over and reach into my saddle bag where I find my tools, tire levers, pump and … that’s it. No spare tube, read more »

Politics as usual

Thank you to all who contacted your Senator regarding the mandatory sidepath law in S.1813. In case you missed the earlier update, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unamimously approved S.1813, the MAP-21 highway authorization bill. The bill goes to the Senate floor. Details about the process and further opportunities for your involvement read more »

Fear is the mind killer

Notwithstanding my earlier post today on road rage and harassment, almost all of my bike rides are without incident. And so are yours.

Elections, bike bombs, and bike goodies

Oops, it happened again. Thanks so much for all of the discussion yesterday on vulnerable users. I reported then that a pedestrian walked straight into me even though I was at a dead stop on my bicycle. Guess what — the same thing happened again this morning at the same location. The only difference was read more »