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Calling Silicon Valley quaxers (and wannabes!)

The totally FREE Second Annual Cargo Bike Festival takes place Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the Armory on North 2nd Street in San Jose, California from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M.

San Tomas Aquino Trail mowing

The Santa Clara Valley Water District began mowing along the lower reaches of the San Tomas Aquino Creek Trail in Santa Clara, California last Thursday. Portions of the trail may be subject to closing during mowing. If you see a tractor on the trail with a big side-mounted mower and the trail is still open, read more »

Bike school: Should people on bikes be required to use bike paths?

Happy Friday, all. I occasionally participate in the weekly BikeSchool Twitter conversation that takes place every Thursday night beginning at 6 P.M. California time. A “professor” asks a series of questions to generate discussion on bike-related topics. Last night’s guest professor, Matthew Dyrdahl, is the Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator for the city of Minneapolis, MN. read more »


Vendors in India use big trikes to transport canisters of liquid petroleum gas from a depot in New Delhi, India. Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images

Shaquille O’Neal’s new 36 inch bicycle was designed in Santa Cruz

Update: After three years of development, your DirtySixer bike for tall riders now available for pre-order on Kickstarter. This project was fully funded within 17 hours of launch! Shaq had a Cannondale Killer V2000 bike custom built over 20 years ago to fit his 7’1″ frame. Even with the outsize frame geometry, this bike looks read more »

South Dakota bill to require cyclists to dismount for passing cars

South Dakota legislators last week introduced House Bill 1073, which would remove the “substandard lane width” exception to the state’s “far right as practicable” law, and also require cyclists to stop, move off of the roadway, and dismount when followed by faster traffic. Here’s the full text of this bill as introduced. Stricken language are read more »