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Please pay attention

If you hit another car in traffic, it’s probably just another fender bender. If you hit a cyclist, you might cause a death or serious injury. Austin Murphy pleads with motorists to “Open your eyes!” in his Sports Illustrated column. I was at the far right edge of the road. The car didn’t stop. I read more »

Notes from the Silicon Valley Bike Summit

I attended the 5th Annual Silicon Valley Bicycle Summit last Wednesday along with about 200 other people, which Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Director Shiloh Ballard tells me is the largest crowd they’ve had.

Bike parking volunteers needed for Grateful Dead concert

The Grateful Dead with Trey Anastasio, Jeff Chimenti, and Bruce Hornsby will perform this weekend at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA for their 50th anniversary “Fare The Well” concert to sellout crowds of 83,000 on each of Saturday and Sunday night.

Free coffee for bike commuters

Attention San Jose bike people: I put $40 in the pot just for you at Bel Bacio Il Migliore Caffè in Little Italy, and there’s still at least $30 available for you to spend. Please spend it today. Show up with a bike, ask for a “sospeso for bike train” and get a free coffee read more »

Mount Diablo Weather

For those planning to bike up Mount Diablo to catch the Amgen Tour of California stage 3 finish  Tuesday, take note of the forecast high temperature and please bring water.

San Jose Hedding Street bike lanes under attack

Hedding Street trafic calming tl/dr summary Hedding Street reduced from four lanes to three lanes as a traffic calming project through a mostly residential area. As a bonus, bike lanes added. Traffic calming successful as speed reduced with minimal impact on throughput. But motorists driving through complain anyway. Numerous news reports since then highlight this read more »