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A million pounds of pedal powered compost

Happy Friday, all! Compost Pedallers of Austin, Texas has picked up half a million pounds of food waste since they began operations in 2012, delivering the waste to gardeners throughout Austin for use as feedstock for compost. With a push for Zero Waste in the city of the Austin, they have more demand for their read more »

Justice for a bicycling farm laborer

Back in July 23, 2013, 65-year-old farm laborer Jose Martinez-Sanchez was biking to work on rural Highway 129 / Riverside Drive outside of Watsonville, California when he was hit from behind at 50 MPH by the driver of a Ford Mustang. Martinez-Sanchez was thrown into the opposite lane, where he was struck and killed by read more »

1001 Bicycles

I ran across this crazily thick and heavy book the other day: 1001 Bicycles to Dream of Riding.

Judge Doom’s brilliant plan to improve California transportation

“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” follows the adventures of private investigator Eddie Valiant as he investigates the murder of Marvin Acme. The motive of the murder is foreshadowed early on when Valiant hops a ride on the Pacific Electric Red Car trolley. “Hey Mister,” says a teen boy on the train. “Ain’t you got a car?” read more »

How stolen bike recovery works in California

With San Francisco’s launch of a voluntary bicycle registration program, I figure it’s time to explain how bicycle registration and stolen property recovery works in California.

Cyclocross on a bike share bike

The Chicago Sun Times blogs says this is Frederick Wu of Spidermonkey Cycling in Chicago. He was seen hucking that 40 pound Divvy bike last weekend at Chicago Cross Cup where he placed 83rd in the men’s Cat 4/5 Open race. Photo by Craig Newman and used with his permission. View his whole set of read more »